Saturday, 30 January 2016

30/31 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

30/31 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago One hundred and forty-sixth day of the London Blitz.

High Explosive Bombs were reported in the vicinity of Hounslow East and Hounslow Central stations at 13:45 on the 30th.[1]

At 08:00 on the 31st, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage and changes

No changes although a number of bombs have been dropped.[2]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[3]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - October 1940: Damage Summary 30-31/01/41, page 5 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 31/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[3] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 31/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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Friday, 29 January 2016

29/30 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

One hundred and forty-fifth day of the London Blitz.

At 08:00 on the 30th, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage

Nil.

Changes

Nil.[1]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[2]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 30/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 30/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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Thursday, 28 January 2016

28/29 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

One hundred and forty-fourth day of the London Blitz.

At 15:25 on the 28th signalling cables were slightly damaged by an Incendiary Bomb (IB) at Goldhawk Road station.[1]

Services delayed between Hammersmith and Latimer Road stations delayed for 10 minutes due to IBs on the track at 15:45.[2]

Slight delays to Metropolitan line services at Harrow-on-the-Hill station due to a High Explosive Bomb in the vicinity.[3]

At 08:00 on the 29th, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage

Nil.

Changes

Nil.[4]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[5]

[1] Railway Executive Committee: Files: Form C1, 06:00-18:00 28/01/41, sheet 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference AN 2/1107]
[2] Railway Executive Committee: Files: Form RWD1, 06:00-18:00 28/01/41, sheet 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference AN 2/1107]
[3] Railway Executive Committee: Files: Form RWD1, 06:00-18:00 28/01/41, sheet 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference AN 2/1107]
[4] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 29/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[5] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 29/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

27/28 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

One hundred and forty-third day of the London Blitz.

At 08:00 on the 28th, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage

Nil.

Changes

Nil.[1]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[2]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 28/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 28/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

26/27 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

One hundred and forty-second day of the London Blitz.

At 08:00 on the 27th, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage

Nil.

Changes

Nil.[1]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[2]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 27/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 27/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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Monday, 25 January 2016

25/26 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

One hundred and forty-first day of the London Blitz.

At 08:00 on the 26th, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage

Nil.

Changes

Trafalgar Square station closed all day.
Services suspended between Wood Lane and Ealing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Engineering possession.[1]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[2]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 26/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 26/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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Sunday, 24 January 2016

24/25 January 1941: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

One hundred and fortieth day of the London Blitz.

At 08:00 on the 25th, the following working conditions were reported:
New damage

Nil.

Changes

Nil.[1]

Unexploded Bombs

Nil.[2]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 25/01/41, page 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 25/01/41, page 2 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/6]

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