Friday, 13 November 2015

13/14 November 1940: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

Sixty-eighth day of the London Blitz.

At 08:03 on Thursday 13 November 1940, westbound District line services were reversed at Mansion House due to cable trouble at Charing Cross (now Embankment). Services extended to reversing at Charing Cross at 12:02, and at St James's Park at 15:51.[1]

At 08:00 on the 11th, the following working conditions were reported:
Unexploded Bombs

Category A


Category B

1. Latimer Road 21/10.
2. Morden Depot 10/11, between No. 13 and 14 roads. No interference with working.

Category C


[1] Railway Executive Committee: Files: Form RWD1, 06:00-18:00 13/11/40, sheet 1 [Kew: National Archives, reference AN 2/1106]
[2] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - November 1940: Railway Situation Report at 08:00 14/11/40, page 3 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/4]


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