1955: All-night dancing.
After leaving the 'Club Americana', a Saturday night jazz club open from midnight until 7 a.m., American troops and their girlfriends wait at Piccadilly Circus Station for the first train home, London, 25th November 1955.
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In Pictures: London Underground in the Seventies - London Reconnections
With new Rolling Stock now appearing on much of the London Underground, it seems an opportune moment to take a step back and look at some trains of times past. Below are a selection of photos showing various rolling stock in the seventies. These pictures were all taken by Nick Agnew, whom we thank for […]
LT Northern Line train at Brent in 1973
On a wet January day, a train of 1938 tube stock bound for Edgware calls at Brent (not yet named Brent Cross). The space to the right of the track is the site of one of the passing loops at this station used from 1927 to 1936 to allow one train for London in the morning and one from London in the evening to overtake a stopping train here.
1957: Silver trains.
Sir John Elliott, Chairman of the LTE shaking hands with the driver of the new prototype 'silver' tube train at Northfields station on the Piccadilly line.