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Sound recordings

Sound recordings include interviews with London Transport staff and others who have contributed to London’s transport history


The sound recordings collection includes historic and contemporary interviews recording the memories, experiences and opinions of people who have worked for Transport for London and London Transport. The collection also contains interviews with those who have played a role in public transport in other ways, not necessarily as transport employees. Recordings cover a broad range of topics, including the memories of women bus conductors in two world wars and direct recruits from the Caribbean to London Transport in the 1950s.

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Treat yourself to an day out with our newest Hidden London package - discover the abandoned Jubilee line platforms under Charing Cross station before a delicious afternoon tea at the Amba hotel.

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Country walks were marketed as a healthy antidote to a week spent in an office or factory. This embroidery of a young couple enjoying a picnic was created for a poster to encourage people to get out and about. 

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