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Secrets of the London Underground - 8pm Yesterday channel

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Secrets of the London Underground - 8pm Yesterday channel.
Series 1 | Episode 1

Holborn
https://yesterday.uktv.co.uk/shows/secr ... derground/

Secrets of the London Underground - episode guide:-
https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/hidden-londo ... d/episodes
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Watched it last night , great history having worked for a tunelling firm for 20 odd years i can relate to underground workings .
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Lovely watchable programme. Tim Dunne.......talk about enthusiastic..........
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Must catch up on that .. the unseen old tunnels and stations fascinate me.

I'd love to get down there to investigate 8-)
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I love these kind of articles and programmes as well read this one the other day
only access is through a manhole cover apparently


https://www.mylondon.news/news/zone-1-n ... u-21029269


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This is a brilliant website below if disused London Underground stations interest you:-
https://underground-history.co.uk/
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My 94 year old mother still shares her stories of sleeping in the Underground during WW2.
She lived in Hackney and was evacuated to Blackpool. The house in Hackney was leveled by a bomb.
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I was slightly worried it was going to like the "Secrets of Brooklands Museum".

But no - it was great. The right presenter, with real enthusiasm.
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Episode 2: North End
"Siddy takes Tim on a mystery tour of a secret station deep beneath Hampstead Heath.
North End is an extraordinary place: no one ever visits and unless you have James Bond level security clearance, you wouldn’t know how to find it. Construction was never completed so it doesn’t look anything like an Underground station and it certainly doesn’t feel like one!
But the Northern line thunders through here and was the only way to access this place until the 1950s; then, a shaft to the surface was dug - to aid North End’s secretive new role keeping London safe during the Cold War. Tim and Siddy explore the hidden room that controlled London’s floodgates, and the former platform areas in one of the deepest part of the entire underground network.
Back at the depot’s archives, Tim rifles through the original drawings for North End; he also discovers plans for the floodgates at the capital’s riverside stations; Siddy then takes us on a tour of one such station, Embankment; not only does she see the floodgates and learn the story of the District Line, but she reveals it as the unlikely location for a love story."
https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/hidden-londo ... d/episodes
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Watched it mab01uk , fasinating , what great history
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