Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,134 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

London Transport Executive

From Graces Guide
1951.

1948 The London Passenger Transport Board was replaced by the London Transport Executive under the Transport Act 1947. It covered all of the the London Transport buses, trams, coaches and trains.

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

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Sources of Information

  • Key Dates in the History of London Transport, published by Transport for London