Goodbye Piccadilly

 
 
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Goodbye PiccadillyFollow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport workforce back home for the first time and how Londoners came under attack from the air as war came to the capital in Goodbye Piccadilly. This major exhibition at the London Transport Museum explores the contribution of London's buses, their drivers, and the upheaval for Londoners on the 'Home Front'. Historic objects on display include 'Ole' Bill', a 1911 B-type bus No. B43 on loan from the Imperial War Museum, requisitioned by the War Department in 1914 for use on the Western Front. Other highlights include First World War recruitment posters, rarely seen propaganda posters, and a 1914 female bus conductor's uniform. Alongside are new interpretations of the impact of war by University of the Arts and Central Saint Martins students.

 

About London Transport Museum

After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through the 200-year history of public transport, arranged according to several themes: London Transport's famous design heritage, the poster collection, public transport during both World Wars and plans for the capital's development in the twenty-first century. More about London Transport Museum

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Goodbye Piccadilly  Converted B-type buses in a square in Arras, France, image: London Transport Museum  

Goodbye Piccadilly - Converted B-type buses in a square in Arras, France, image: London Transport Museum

Goodbye Piccadilly Converted B-type buses in a square in Arras, France, image: London Transport Museum 

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LondonTown.com - Goodbye Piccadilly Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 4 minutes from Goodbye Piccadilly
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    London Transport Museum events

     
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling StoryBreakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling StoryBreakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling StorySee what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of a cross-section of a Crossrail tunnel to the London Transport Museum. Bringing to life the scale of the work being done under our feet to deliver Crossrail, the new railway that will run for more than 100km fr5th March 2015Monday 31st August 2015 Where:
    London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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    event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
    DATES  1st February to 31st August 2015
    VENUE  London Transport Museum 
    See what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of a cross-section of a Crossrail tunnel to the London Transport Museum. Bringing to life the scale of the work being done under our feet to deliver Crossrail, the new railway that will run for more than 100km fr... More about this event
     
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    London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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    event > Tours
    DATES  16th May 2014 to 19th April 2015
    VENUE  London Transport Museum 
    Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport workforce back home for the first time and how Londoners came under attack from the air as war came to the capital in Goodbye Piccadilly. This major exhibition at the London Transport Museum explores the contribution of London's buses, their dri... More about this event
     
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    London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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    The Prize For Illustration 2015: London Places & SpacesThe Prize For Illustration 2015: London Places & SpacesSelected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 shortlisted entries by illustrators and students of illustration from around the world reflect the distinct personality and communities of London. The winning illustration will be announced in May.15th May 2015Sunday 6th September 2015 Where:
    London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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