I've spent this morning reading up on the history of the Piccadilly Line northern extension in "The Piccadilly Tube: A history of the first 100 years" by Mike Horne. There are some fascinating images included and I've scanned a few to share with you. You can watch the slideshow below or to read the captions that go with the pics have a look at this album.  


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Comment by Richard Woods on February 7, 2015 at 19:53

I spent so many years travelling on this line! Turnpike was home station. I had friends over the line in St Annes area and the tea cups shook every few minutes. It was always electric of course unlike many others. 

Fascinating facts here https://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/what-we-do/london-underg...

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