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Tickets

The ticket collection covers horse and motor buses, trams, trolleybuses, railway and Tube tickets


Tickets cover journeys in London from the late 1800s to the present day. They show the development of routes, modes of travel, and ticket design. Tickets range from a First Class annual ‘all stations’ pass issued by the Metropolitan Railway in 1868 to first generation Oyster smartcards from 2003. The collection also includes everyday tickets for travel in London; daily, weekly and monthly travel passes and commemorative tickets.