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Londons classic black cabs

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1933: A cab driver stands by his taxi in a London street. Picture: Getty


 

1960: A London taxi driver peers from his window to survey the route ahead. Picture: Getty

1993: The iconic black taxis line up outside a sporting game. Picture: Getty

 

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A taxi driver takes a break in London, England. Picture: Getty

April 1930: A passenger getting into a new taxi, an Austin car fitted with a taxi body which has just been passed by Scotland Yard. Picture: Getty

February 1930: A group of policemen and passers-by survey the wreckage of a taxi in Stoke Newington, London. Its front wheel lies on the pavement next to a sign bearing the ironic instruction ‘All Cars Stop Here’. Picture: Getty

Flags line The Mall leading to Buckingham Palace in April 2011 in London. Picture: Getty

June 1937: London Taxi Cab drivers take a group of girls from the Royal Sailor’s Daughters Home for an outing to Burnham Beeches in Bucks. Picture: Getty

June 1966: Black taxi cabs stand idle during industrial action by London’s taxi drivers. Picture: Getty

October 1942: Armed London cabbies with their camouflaged taxis taking part in an ‘anti-invasion’ exercise . Their job was to resist ‘invading Germans’ who had established a bridgehead in Southend and were advancing on London through Epping Forest. Picture: Getty

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