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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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Hidden London book

Delve into the history of disused and repurposed London Underground spaces with the new beautifully illustrated hardback book, Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground - now available!

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Heritage bus day trip

Join us on a daytrip through time and space as we visit the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House in Greenwich, and enjoy the autumnal splendours and maritime breeze of Greenwich Park

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St Pancras poster: September's Object of the Month

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Object of the Month

Passengers coming into St Pancras station in the 1980s would be greeted by posters like this encouraging them to travel across the city on Underground lines . It's also the inspiration for our Open Weekend artwork!

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