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B/W print; Hounslow West Underground station, Piccadilly line by W H R Godwin, May 1957
Hounslow West Underground station, Piccadilly line. Exterior platform view, looking towards the street-level building on the road bridge in background. Both platforms have short wooden canopies; a number of station name roundels, illuminated either by single or double overhead lights, can be seen on the open sections of platform. A Piccadilly line train of standard-tube stock stands in the outer face of the island platform on the right.
Simple name : B/w print
Date : May 1957
Collection : Photographs
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1998/88315
Shot : Long interior
Location : Hounslow West, TW3
Photographer : W H R Godwin : May 1957
Descriptive size : 8x6ins
Original number : 440/245
Photographer
  • W H R Godwin
Record completeness :
Record 57% complete

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Length of train suggests an off-peak time when trains were cut back to 4 cars at Northfields. Bruce from Gaborone, Botswana

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