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IT baffled generations of Saturday afternoon viewers — how was Dr Who's Tardis bigger inside than outside?

lie and his trusty sidekick would go through the door of this pokey little police box, likely as not pursued by Daleks, and find themselves In Mission Control. Amazing.

Now there is a new Tardis on the streets of London, and like the Doctor's there is more to it than meets the eye.

The old-style design conceals a hi-tech box Of tricks with circuit television, digital Imaging equipment and a direct public phone line to the police. Would-be hoax callers can forget it—all users will have their photograph taken automatically.

The original police boxes were phased out in 1969. The idea for the "Watch Box", outside Earl's Court Tube, came from a local resident. Former Dr Who Jon Pertwee, 76, said: "I think it is a splendid idea they brought back the box. it was a pity they destroyed the old ones."


Caption: MOVE OVER DALEKS: The 'new' police box

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