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Visitors kept warm at iconic Batman franchise filming location

Last week saw fans of the seemingly timeless Batman series descend upon the abandoned Kingsway tram subway in London, all hoping to catch a glimpse of the new ‘Batmobile’ car that has become synonymous with the title since first appearing in Detective Comics in 1939.

The tunnel – a Grade II Listed structure – is the only one of its kind in Britain, and was originally built to connect existing northern and southern tramway networks.

Since its closure in 1952, the passageway has featured in numerous films, including Harry Potter, Captain America: The First Avenger, and now, The Batman.

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