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  • A Brief History Of Moquette

    42,100 views 5 months ago
    This will keep you on the edge of your seat...

    Moquette Man, Andrew Martin, visits London Transport Museum to give us a brief history of moquette - the iconic fabric used to upholster seats across London's transport network.

    Find out much more about moquette in Andrew's book, Seats of London: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Se...... Show less
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  • Secrets of London's Bridges Play all

    • Secrets of Millennium Bridge - Duration: 3 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 34,775 views
      The little-known 'railway' along the bridge, the secret artworks, and a glimpse of the future... Matt Brown has some surprises up his sleeve.
    • Secrets of Blackfriars Bridge - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 67,339 views
      The bridge is 150 years old this year. But do you know the secret message in its sculptures?
    • Secrets of Southwark Bridge - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 44,834 views
      How much do you know about London's green-and-yellow bridge? And get ready for some audience participation.
    • Secrets Of Waterloo Bridge - Duration: 5 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 36,678 views
      Know why Waterloo Bridge is sometimes called 'the ladies's bridge'? Heard about the boy who queued to be first to cross it? And the stunt by an American daredevil which went tragically wrong? Matt ...
    • Secrets of Hungerford Bridge - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 18,885 views
      Learn about London's most-used pedestrian bridges, and one of the tragic stories behind them.
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  • Secrets of the Underground Play all

    Secrets of the Underground explores the fascinating world of the Tube in London, as Geoff takes you on a tour around things you may never have spotted before...
    • Secrets of the Victoria Line - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 1,074,166 views
      Geoff Marshall travels the length of London's Victoria Line, picking out some of the more unusual features in the stations.

      Also see our video 'Victoria Line Tiles' which explains in more detail a...
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    • Secrets of the Northern Line - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      • 1,012,472 views
      It's Part 2 out of the 11 tube lines in our series 'Secrets of the Underground'. This time, Geoff Marshall takes us on a tour of the Northern Line, looking for unusual features including unfinished...
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    • Secrets of the District Line - Duration: 4 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 890,068 views
      It's Part 3 of 'Secrets of the Underground' and this time Geoff Marshall is starting at Upminster and travelling from east to west on the District Line, and along the way will point out all the thi...
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    • Secrets of the Central Line - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,617,315 views
      Geoff Marshall reveals dozens of features and facts about London's Central Line that you probably didn't know. We start in Epping and head east to west across London...

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    • Secrets of the Bakerloo Line - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,132,877 views
      Geoff Marshall follows the brown line, as he continues his exploration of the London Underground network. But why's he starting in Stanmore? And which is his least favourite station?
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    • Secrets Of The Jubilee Line - Duration: 4 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,163,359 views
      Geoff Marshall travels the length of the Jubilee Line to discover some of its more unusual features. He finds a secret governmental tube entrance, the network's most pointless waiting room, and an ...
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    • Secrets of the Hammersmith and City Line - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 739,729 views
      Geoff Marshall (@Geofftech) travel's London's H&C tube line, looking for the unusual and little-known features. If you like this video, check out Londonist's YouTube channel for the secrets of othe...
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    • Secrets of the Piccadilly Line - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,285,657 views
      Which station has a cache of hidden gnomes? Where could you find an abandoned spiral escalator? And which station has its own unique font? Geoff Marshall goes in search of the secrets of the Piccad...
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    • Secrets of the Circle Line - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 888,429 views
      Geoff Marshall tours London's yellow line looking for odd bits of trivia...and himself.

      There's more on Geoff's own channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/geofftech2
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    • Secrets of the Metropolitan Line - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 791,091 views
      Geoff Marshall follows in the footsteps of John Betjeman into Metroland, following London's Metropolitan Line.

      There's more over on Geoff's personal channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/geo...
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    • Secrets of the Waterloo and City Line - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 720,953 views
      Geoff Marshall ponders the mysteries of London's shortest tube line, and reveals how he's been a little bit naughty, all through this series.
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    • Secrets of the DLR - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,264,698 views
      Continuing our 'Secrets' series, we've done all the tube lines now but there's still the Docklands Light Railway! So Geoff Marshall gives us a whistle-stop tour of the curiosities to be found on Lo...
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  • Animated Timelines Play all

    Graphical animated timelines of infrastructure in London, so see you can see how the city came together.
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  • Inside London Play all

    We are fortunate enough to get inside some places in London where others don't often get to go... come and see!
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  • Crossrail Play all

    Exploring the new underground railway across London
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  • Beneath London Play all

    There's a lot to see of London below ground level, and we get to go down and explore a lot of these places!
    • Inside the Lee Tunnel Sewer - Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 91,034 views
      Welcome to London's deepest tunnel - deeper even than Crossrail. This is the Lee Tunnel, a brand new sewer running from Abbey Mills to Beckton. In a year's time, the trains will be gone, replaced b...
    • Inside the Post Office Railway - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 647,635 views
      Geoff Marshall takes a look inside Mail Rail, the little-known private tube line beneath London, operated by the Post Office.
    • Inside National Grid's Power Tunnels - Duration: 2 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 105,237 views
      The National Grid has been busy building 32km of new tunnels and infrastructure under London carrying high voltage power cables. We went and had a look along with the marvellous Tom Scott - who's ...
    • Mail Rail Extra (Bonus Front View) - Duration: 5 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 70,422 views
      A bonus video showing the a full circuit of Mount Pleasant Mail Rail station in London. Please see the main video for the background and context.
    • Inside The River Fleet Sewer - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 50,550 views
      The River Fleet rises on Hampstead Heath, flows down through Kentish Town, Camden and King's Cross to Blackfriars. You've probably never seen it. For the past couple of hundred years it's been hidi...
    • Inside the Crystal Palace Subway - Duration: 3 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 83,310 views
      The Crystal Palace subway is a beautifully designed Victorian Grade II listed construction hidden under a road in Crystal Palace. We got to take a look around inside.
    • London's Secret Deep Level Shelters - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 81,079 views
      Geoff takes us on a surface tour to show where you can see the entrance to deep level shelters built during the second world war.

      Ten were planned in total, but only eight were ever finished (the ...
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  • London in 60 seconds Play all

    In a hurry? That's ok - we're London, we get it! So here's some bite-size fascinating chunks of info about London, served up in one minute.
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    There's the odd museum or two in London, we're getting round them all to have a look on video ...
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