1963: Oxford Circus. | 31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s…

31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

The entrance to Blackfriars Underground station, 1924. | 38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground

38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground

1956: Rush hour. | 31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

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City gents, 1939. | 38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground

38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground

Morning commute: City gents travelling by the London Underground railway system in 1939

King's Cross railway Station c1920.- I wonder if they're installing Platform 9 3/4...

London's 'railway age': Londoners walk past a sign for 'electric trains every few minutes' at King's Cross and St Pancras Station in the Century - how the underground age changed London.

Credit: Ron Case/Getty Images A mock-up at the 'Victoria line' exhibition at the Design Centre, London, of the interior of a new type of carriage that would be used on the new Victoria line, 20 August 1968. The new carriages feature lengthways seating to allow more room for standing passengers, two-level arm rests, which can be shared by adjacent passengers, and internal speakers for driver announcements.

150 years of the London underground – in pictures

Tube through the decades: Victoria Line Exhibition, 1968

<b>Featuring rat catchers, "fluffers", and of course strikes.</b> Have a look at our series from the earliest days <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/38-breathtaking-pictures-from-the-early-days-of-the-london-u">here</a>.

31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

Tea on the Tube: A London Underground 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.

Tower Bridge, London, circa 1893. And here is how it looks now: http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2010/03/18/article-1258785-08C2CADB000005DC-626_470x423.jpg

Unseen images of a lost London (when it really was a capital place to live!)

- the twin spans of Tower Bridge creep ever closer - read tales of the old…

1957: Silver trains.

12 August Sir John Elliott, Chairman of the LTE, shakes hands with the driver of the new prototype 'silver' tube train at Northfields station on the Piccadilly Line

“Strawberries. All ripe! All ripe!” - The Street Fruit Trade    From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith:

Photographer: John Thomson The Street Fruit Trade [Street Life in London] 1877 Woodburytype

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