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Photographs

The photograph collection captures London's public transport history from the 1860s to the present day


The core of the collection is the London Transport photographic archive, comprising more than 150,000 black and white photographs. There is also a smaller amount of colour material. Over 37,000 images can be viewed online. Significant events from the nineteenth century onwards are represented in the collection including the opening of new railway lines and stations, royal events and the impact of the First and Second World Wars on London. Images include places and vehicles, and the people who use and operate London’s transport services.

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October half term

Families are invited to track down Billy Brown of London at the Museum in Covent Garden and our Museum Depot in Acton this October half term. 

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