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Today in 1975, 43 People Died on the Northern Line

At 8.45am on the 28th of February 1975, hundreds of people were on their way to work on the Northern City Line, as the Highbury branch of the Northern Line was known at the time. Instead of smartphones and tablets, they were absorbed in the newspaper, perhaps reading about US President Gerald Ford's historic golf tournament that week, or the 35% pay rise coal miners had just received from the government. Read More >>