HIS PHOTOS GO DOWN THE TUBE
ANY LONDONER well-versed in Tube etiquette knows the unspoken rules — head down, eyes fixed forward, disregarding the stranger nestled snugly beside you. But Bob Mazzer takes a different approach. For 40 years, the photographer has travelled the length and breadth of the London Underground, documenting all he witnesses.
He has captured candid moments, building up a social history mapped by fashion, hairstyles and changing attitudes to smoking and drinking on trains.
Now the 65-year-old has collected a selection of his favourite images together in a new book Underground — in his words, where “the very intimate meets the very public.
“I’ve always found the Tube a fascinating place to be, ever since I was a kid at school,” Mazzer adds. “It’s just this amazing confluence of people and