Accessing historical recordsYou can access historical records dating from the 1830s and relating to the history of Transport for London (including London Transport and its predecessors) by contacting our archives.
You can send a request to access company archives by letter, fax or email. Access to information contained in some records may be subject to exemption from disclosure on a case-by-case basis. This may restrict, for example, the disclosure of staff records and some records containing personal data where the individuals concerned are still alive.
You might also find our information sheets useful.
Our Corporate Archives hold around 118,000 files and photos as well as staff registers dating back to 1863.
Address: TfL Corporate Archives
8th Floor Windsor House
42-50 Victoria Street
London SW1H 0TL
Tel: 020 7918 4535
Email: Corporate Archives
London Metropolitan Archives
Some records of predecessor companies such as the Metropolitan Railway Company and early London Transport Board Minutes (1933-1960) are held on our behalf by the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA).
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:30-19.30
Address: London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Road
London EC1R OHB
London Transport Museum
A wealth of information is also available at the London Transport Museum, including collections of photographs, films, maps, drawings and uniforms.