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.
Source Historyextra Pinner tube station Source Wikiwand Oxford Circus Source Buzzfeed Selling newspapers outside Edgware Road Underground station Source Old London Source Lafilledepaille Waterloo station Source Ipernity Belly dancer on the tube, 1968 Source Retronaut Ealing Broadway Source John Smith Brixton station Source Urban75 Outside Earl's Court station Source Buzzfeed A large queue of commuters wait for a bus during a one-day strike by London Underground Source Buzzfeed Piccadilly Circus Source Buzzfeed Outside Piccadilly Circus, 1963 Source Buzzfeed The stark warning from London Underground should you fall asleep on the new Victoria line, 1969 Source Rob Baker Bond Street Underground station Source Old London 1962. Note the headline about Marilyn Monroe's death Source Pinterest 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 Tea on the tube, 1968 Source Buzzfeed Tube travellers, 1960 Source Buzzfeed 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 A gent waits for the tube, Piccadilly Circus Underground station Source Old London 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