Excitement was in the air as commuters filled the newly rebuilt concourse of Oxford Circus, all for the arrival of London's newest tube: the Victoria line. Go underground and check out our favourite photos from the decade here.
Belly dancer on the tube, 1968 Source Retronaut Pinner tube station Source Wikiwand Oxford Circus Source Buzzfeed Selling newspapers outside Edgware Road Underground station Source Old London A gent waits for the tube, Piccadilly Circus Underground station Source Old London Waterloo station Source Ipernity 1962. Note the headline about Marilyn Monroe's death Source Pinterest A large queue of commuters wait for a bus during a one-day strike by London Underground Source Buzzfeed Source Lafilledepaille Bond Street Underground station Source Old London 3 September 1964: Amar Singh was allowed to pin his badge to a turban after a protest against having to wear the standard uniform hat Source Buzzfeed Outside Piccadilly Circus, 1963 Source Buzzfeed Source Historyextra Tea on the tube, 1968 Source Buzzfeed Ealing Broadway Source John Smith Tube travellers, 1960 Source Buzzfeed Brixton station Source Urban75 Customers using the new telephones in the ticket hall at Oxford Circus, rebuilt in preparation for the new Victoria line, 30 September 1968 Source Londonhistorian Outside Earl's Court station Source Buzzfeed The stark warning from London Underground should you fall asleep on the new Victoria line, 1969 Source Rob Baker Piccadilly Circus Source Buzzfeed Lego Underground map at Green Park in 2013 shows what the tube looked like in 1968 Source Lissywebb A secret trial released bacterial spores into the London Underground, 1963 Source New Scientist Julie Christie on the London underground, 1965 Source Noirish Project
Last Updated 01 June 2017