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The Underbelly of Oxford Circus

Duration: 03:16

It's August Bank Holiday, 1963. A temporary road surface or 'umbrella' is erected over Oxford Circus, in order that the Victoria Line can be constructed underneath. First transmitted in 1969.

Available since: Mon 28 May 2012


Macdonald Hastings
Harry Hastings
John Shearman

This clip is from

How They Dug the Victoria Line

The inside story of the construction of the London Underground's Victoria Line. (1969)

First broadcast: 03 Mar 1969

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