January 1, 1970

It was on the buses that many women found employment during the First World War. This was ground-breaking, as it proved the capability of women to do ‘men’s work’ and helped to pave the way for greater equality.

When immigration from the Commonwealth accelerated in the 1950s, London Transport used a positive recruitment policy to source their workforce from the growing number of immigrants. Like so many other companies they set up offices in the West Indies to grow their workforce.

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