1. Circa 1950: London Underground rat-catchers with their net and ferrets.
2. 1952: A group of women cleaning one of London’s underground tunnels.
Known as ‘fluffers’, they would clean the tunnels at night, after the last train had gone and the current had been switched off.
3. 1952: Advertisements being pasted up.
4. 1952: Tube cleaner.
Harry Weatheley, surfacing from a vent under Piccadilly Circus underground station.
5. 1952: Tube train at Picadilly Circus.
6. 1952: Liverpool Street.
7. 1952: Kingsway Tram
8. 1954: Underground fluffers.
9. 1955: Underground life.
10. 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.
11. 1956: Downtown Soho.
12. 1956: Piccadilly Circus.
13. 1956: Rush hour.
14. 1956: Rush hour, London Bridge.
15. 1957: Tube music.
16. 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.
17. 1958: Bus strike.
18. 1958: Oxford Circus.
19. 1958: Oxford Circus.
20. 1958: London Bridge
21. 1960: Publishing liberalised.
22. 1963: Frenchman in London.
Georges Bidault (1899 - 1983) wanders through London’s Piccadilly Circus during his period of exile from France.
23. 1963: Oxford Circus.
24. 1964: Mystery package.
West Ham manager Ron Greenwood holds the F.A Cup, won by his team against Preston North End the previous Saturday, as he waits for a train on the London Underground, 5th May 1964.
25. 1964: Sikh underground.
3rd September 1964: Amar Singh, a sikh who works for London Underground, has been allowed to pin his badge to a turban after a protest against having to wear the standard uniform hat.
26. 1966: Piccadilly Circus.
27. 1966: Matching fur.
26th August 1966: Actress Louise Thompson crossing the road outside Earls Court underground station, London, with a portable radio covered in ponyskin to match her fur coat.
28. 1968: Tea on the Tube.
A London Undergroung official drinking a cup of coffee during trials of new automatic trains on a section of the Central Line. The trains are intended for use on the newly opened Victoria underground line.
29. 1968: Station telephones.
30. 1969: Foot sore.
3rd July 1969: Footsore office girls rest their weary feet in Bow, East London, as they make their way to work during a one-day strike by Underground signalmen.
31. 1969: Bus queue.
A large queue of commuters wait for a bus during a one-day strike by London Underground.
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