The line was built by the Waterloo & City Railway Company and was opened in 1898 (at the time, Bank station was named "City"). When it opened it was the second electric underground railway in London, following the City and South London Railway (now part of the Northern line).
The new Tibidabo funicular railway came into service on Saturday 12 June . The new ‘Cuca de Llum’ Tibidabo funicular railway was inaugurated on Saturday 12 June and comes into service with a twofold purpose: as the main means of access to the summit, and at the same time, the first experience and the gateway to the Amusement Park.
The average train time from Madrid to Barcelona is 2h 50m, although it takes just 2h 30m on the fastest direct Renfe Ave services. There are around 13 trains per day running from Madrid to Barcelona, the first train leaves Madrid Atocha at 05:30 and the last train leaves at 19:40.
The system is not the oldest underground railway in Glasgow: that distinction belongs to a three-mile (five-kilometre) section of the Glasgow City and District Railway opened in 1863, now part of the North Clyde Line of the suburban railway network, which runs in a tunnel under the city centre between High Street and west of Charing Cross.