150 Years of the Tube

Goodbye Piccadilly

Goodbye Piccadilly (1925)

Eros gets ready to be dismantled and moved while the Underground is built at Piccadilly.

Worlds Largest Tube AKA World's Largest Tube & Cuts

Worlds Largest Tube AKA World's Largest Tube & Cuts (1926)

Lieutenant Colonel Brabazon opens new Tube extension between Hendon and Edgware.

More Bomb Outrages

More Bomb Outrages (1939)

Footage of bomb damage at Leicester Square and Tottenham Court Road in London - possible IRA attack.

Raid Proof

Raid Proof "Tubes" (1939)

Footage showing how the new raid flood door on London's underground work.

London Blitz

London Blitz

England can take it. Quickly edited story about London in the Blitz.

Fluffies

Fluffies (1944)

Women known as 'Fluffies' clean underground train tunnels during the night. London.

A Classroom Film - Underground Journey

A Classroom Film - Underground Journey (1945)

Nice educational film showing a group of girls travelling on the Underground.

One Minute News Beware - Other Items Share This Title

One Minute News Beware - Other Items Share This Title (1946)

Item includes new underground extension to Stratford, and beauty course for W.A.A.F.s.

New London Tube Train Coaches

New London Tube Train Coaches (1946)

Great footage of the new Metropolitan line tube coaches at Baker Street.

New Central Line Tube Extension

New Central Line Tube Extension (1946)

Minister of Transport opens new London Central Line tube extension.

Meet The Rubber Man

Meet The Rubber Man (1947)

Leonard Ware has job of erasing graffiti on posters on Tube.

Minister Of Transport

Minister Of Transport (1947)

Good shots of London Underground tunnels as Minister of Transport opens a new extension.

London Remembers Two Birthdays

London Remembers Two Birthdays (1948)

GPO underground tube is 21; Tudor Cottage made for Prince Charles exhibited in London.

A City Sleeps AKA Tube

A City Sleeps AKA Tube "Fluffers" (1949)

Footage of cleaners or "Fluffer" at work on the underground railway track in London.

Tube Vent Cleaners

Tube Vent Cleaners (1950)

A man cleans tube vents with a brush at London's Piccadilly Circus underground station.

New Tube Train

New Tube Train (1950)

A new tube train with bigger windows runs on the Bakerloo line. London.

Tube Train Crash - Stratford

Tube Train Crash - Stratford (1953)

Two tube trains crash in a tunnel near Stratford Station on the London Underground.

Underground School

Underground School (1955)

Trainees are taken through safety procedures for London Underground trains.

"Drain" Gets New Look (1960)

A travolator carries passengers through Bank underground station. London.

Signal Boxes

Signal Boxes (1953)

Contrast of old and new signal boxes at tube stations in London.

1962 Tube Strike

1962 Tube Strike (1962)

Tube strike in London causes chaos - crowded buses and traffic jams.

Tube Makes Progress

Tube Makes Progress (1964)

First pictures of progress on tunnels for the new Victoria Line on the London Underground.

Stamford Brook Automatic Ticket Machine For Underground Station

Stamford Brook Automatic Ticket Machine For Underground Station (1964)

People show how ticket gate works at Stamford Brook underground station.

The Victoria Line

The Victoria Line (1965)

Work on the Underground's Victoria Line.

New Tube Halfway Mark

New Tube Halfway Mark (1965)

Work continues on the new Victoria Line underground tube network. Green Park. London.

Victoria Line Tunnel Fire

Victoria Line Tunnel Fire (1966)

Fire at Victoria line tube tunnel near to Green Park tube station.

Automatic Tube Train AKA New Look Transport

Automatic Tube Train AKA New Look Transport (1968)

New look tube trains for Victoria Line given test run, London.

Victoria Line Exhibition

Victoria Line Exhibition (1968)

Victoria Line underground exhibition takes place at Design Centre, London.

Victoria Line Opened

Victoria Line Opened (1968)

Item showing first stage of Victoria Line underground in operation. London.

Victoria Line

Victoria Line (1968)

A look at stage two of New Victoria Line. London.

Umbrella Bridge Removed

Umbrella Bridge Removed (1968)

Temporary bridge at Oxford Circus, that diverts traffic while Victoria Line is built, is removed.

Under London Trunk Telephone

Under London Trunk Telephone (1968)

A look around trunk telephone exchange in disused Underground tunnels beneath Holborn.

Queen Opens New Victoria Line

Queen Opens New Victoria Line (1969)

Queen opens first section of the Victoria line and takes a trip in one of the new tube trains.

GPO Railway

GPO Railway (1970)

Point of view shot from front of GPO underground train going along tunnel.

Tube Crowds Oxford Circus

Tube Crowds Oxford Circus (1970)

Crowds of people entering Oxford Circus tube station.

London Bombings

London Bombings (2005)