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02/26/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/26/2024 04:18

Learn about the cultural history of Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) has a rich history that spans more than 160 years and transcends the borders of London and the UK, with globally recognised iconography such as our red buses, black cabs, Tube maps and famous roundel. After three years of close collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, we are delighted to be bringing our archives, histories and stories online for a global audience with this new exhibition.

United in our passion to preserve culture and art, we wanted to immerse users in our world of transport in a new, accessible way. With the digitisation of more than 2,000 documents and images from our Corporate Archive collections - including hundreds of historic maps - this online exhibition shares our history, current projects and cultural contributions, and details the stories and moments that led TfL to be who we are today.