Today marks the 50th anniversary of the official opening of the line by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
There is more than enough footage online of the opening of the ceremony itself, with Her Majesty starting a train at Green Park and riding to Victoria, so I thought I would share something different from our collection.
Henry George Follenfant was London Transport's chief civil engineer at the time. On the same date, he was presented with a case of 12 coasters from his staff, each of which had the official photograph of the tiling for one of the 12 stations along the line:
Last Edit: Mar 9, 2019 20:34:55 GMT by superteacher: Title amended for clarity