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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th January 1986 The Wapping dispute begins with 6,000 newspaper workers going on strike after protracted negotiation with their employers, News International breaks down.

24th January 1958 Squeeze pianist & TV presenter Jools Holland was born in Blackheath, London.

24th January 1664 Born today: John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)

A ghostly motorcycle passenger



A ghostly motorcycle passenger

A young lad is known to thumb lifts even though he's a ghost

Location: Blackwall Tunnel, E14

Description: The Blackwall Tunnel consists of a pair of roads that run under the River Thames in east London which join Greenwich to Tower Hamlets.

In 1972, a friendly and caring motorcyclist gave a lift to a boy at the South end of this incredible Victorian tunnel - but - on exiting at the other end he found that his passenger had vanished.

Taking it upon himself to visit the address the boy had given him, he found out that the lad had died many years beforehand...

Tagged in this Tour: The Great London Ghost Tour

Themes: GhostGhost Theme  QuirkyQuirky Theme  TransportTransport Theme
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A ghostly motorcycle passenger

A young lad is known to thumb lifts even though he's a ghost


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