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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