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« on: July 06, 2021, 11:26:43 pm »

Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway from the London Transport Museum are presenting a new series on Yesterday TV channel this summer exploring hidden aspects of the London Underground system.  Details below:

https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/hidden-london/secrets-london-underground?fbclid=IwAR0JJdR9lV5-Jp9Ki3zw7H7cAOHhg-x5-XoDysc2gDCHCfQvz_B0M7pkFKc
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2021, 04:01:17 am »

Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway from the London Transport Museum are presenting a new series on Yesterday TV channel this summer exploring hidden aspects of the London Underground system.  Details below:

https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/hidden-london/secrets-london-underground?fbclid=IwAR0JJdR9lV5-Jp9Ki3zw7H7cAOHhg-x5-XoDysc2gDCHCfQvz_B0M7pkFKc

Also from the LT museum ... a new Hidden London tour, tickets on sale ((here)) from 9th July, or a day earlier if you sign up to their mailing list.

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69 years ago, a unique element of London’s transport system closed, having served Londoners for 46 years.

The Kingsway Tram Subway was probably the most important stretch of tram track in London, linking together the extensive tram networks of north and south London.

It was built by the London County Council and opened in 1906, as part of an ambitious renewal programme for the Holborn and Aldwych areas.
It had relatively short active life, closing in 1952, but despite this, the Subway underwent several major upgrades during its time. Surprisingly, more than half of the subway still exists to this day - complete with original features.

Our newest tour will take you down to explore the remaining tunnel and the former tram station, while you discover its life and times and how it served London.

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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2021, 03:13:39 pm »

Change of date for the start of the series,episode one will now be on air,as of Monday the 19th July at 20:00hrs 8 pm warmington on sea time ,on the Yesterday Channel.
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2021, 06:48:37 pm »

Change of date for the start of the series,episode one will now be on air,as of Monday the 19th July at 20:00hrs 8 pm warmington on sea time ,on the Yesterday Channel.

That's odd, Digiguide is showing a different programme at that time, episode 6 of WW2 - Frontlines. It has been showing at 8pm on Mondays for a few weeks now. Perhaps that will change on the next listings update.
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2021, 08:14:52 am »

From the horses mouth,so to speak the change that I posted came from Siddy herself on her Twitter feed.
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2021, 04:25:09 pm »

From the horses mouth,so to speak the change that I posted came from Siddy herself on her Twitter feed.

Yes I've noticed that her tweet, and those from Tim and Yesterday all say the same thing.

Digiguide still thinks that something else is on at that time. Although it updates daily, I suspect that it receives updates from different channels at differing frequencies, so possibly weekly for some whilst others might push out alterations to the schedules more frequently. I expect it will show the correct listings next week which would match what you and everyone else has been saying.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2021, 07:30:42 pm »

From the horses mouth,so to speak the change that I posted came from Siddy herself on her Twitter feed.

Yes I've noticed that her tweet, and those from Tim and Yesterday all say the same thing.

Digiguide still thinks that something else is on at that time. Although it updates daily, I suspect that it receives updates from different channels at differing frequencies, so possibly weekly for some whilst others might push out alterations to the schedules more frequently. I expect it will show the correct listings next week which would match what you and everyone else has been saying.  Smiley

And now updated.  WW2 - Frontlines which was previously scheduled for 8pm has been pushed back to 9pm. It's the last in the series I believe.
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« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2021, 08:46:54 pm »

I suppose it was inevitable they would start at Holborn to Aldwych.

Certainly a lot of new things for me.
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« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2021, 09:03:15 pm »

Lots new to me as well.  And it has quality presentation - in contrast to some exploratory programmes where most of the time is occupied by talking heads instead of the showing us round the locations.
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« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2021, 11:37:47 am »

New series, new year, on sale this Friday (3rd December 2021)

Discovered via Ian Visits and booking here

Aldwych - Down Street - Charing Cross - Euston - Moorgate in real life
York Road - Brompton Road - King William Street - Euston - Aldwych as virtual tours

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« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2022, 11:49:10 am »

There's a second series of "Secrets of the London Underground" starting on the Yesterday channel tonight at 8 pm.
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