Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 137,258 pages of information and 220,097 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1963 The London Transport Executive was abolished and an autonomous London Transport Board created instead.
1970 The London Transport Board was replaced by a London Transport Executive, to be responsible, under the overall policy control of the Greater London Council, for the day to day operation of the Central (red) buses and the Underground. Thus instead of being a nationalised industry it effectively became a subsidiary of the GLC.
2000 Formation of Transport for London