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A62 5231 departs from Ruislip Manor.4 viewsThe last A62 Stock driving car built, 5231 brings up the rear of an Uxbridge to Aldgate Service as it departs from Ruislip Manor on the 22nd October 2011. The A62 stock was ordered specifically for the Uxbridge Services to replace the F and P Stock that worked the line. The A62 Stock was a follow-on from the A60 Stock and comprised 108 driving cars and 108 trailer cars built by Cravens of Sheffield.
A60 5120 approaches Moor Park.2 viewsAnother tidy looking A60, lead by 5120 approaches Moor Park on the Up Fast with a service to Baker Street on the 22nd October 2011. The next stop after Moor Park will be Harrow-On-The-Hill. Between trains Moor Park is a peaceful location, surrounded by trees, with virtually no traffic noise, seemingly a million miles from the hustle and bustle of central London.
Olympics Poster - A60 5013.1 viewsThis poster on the interior of A60, 5013 heralds the Olympics in the Summer. Will 5013 still be here by July.......?
Aldgate - Platform 3.1 viewsA rather nice period London Transport sign at Aldgate on February 9th 2013.

C69 DM 5511 at Liverpool Street.1 viewsC69 DM 5511 passes the old signal box at Liverpool Street as it approaches with a Moorgate to Edgware Road Circle Line service on February 9th 2013. Just beyond the signalbox, there was once a connection to Liverpool Street Main Line Station.
C69 DM 5506 approaches Putney Bridge.0 viewsWith a District Line Edgware Road to Wimbledon service, C69 DM 5506 is about to cross Grimston Road as it approaches Putney Bridge on February 16th 2013.
C77 DM 5702 arrives at Putney Bridge.0 viewsComplete with a Poppy on the cab front, C77 DM 5702 arrives at Putney Bridge with an Edgware Road to Wimbledon District Line service on February 16th 2013. The C77 Stock was specifically ordered from Metro-Cammell for these District Line services, although in reality the identical C69/77 units are used on the Circle, District Line Edgware Road to Wimbledon and Hammersmith & City Lines.
C69 5553 departs from Hammersmith.0 viewsWith Hammersmith Depot on the right, and passing some impressive trackwork, C69 DM 5553 brings up the rear of a departing service to Kings Cross on April 20th 2013. In the far distance is the first station at Goldhawk Road. The DM car just visible in the depot yard on the extreme right is C69 stock 5508.

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Upminister C2C/District Line.0 viewsArrivals at Upminister under a threatening sky on August 1st 2015. As C2C 357007 arrives with the 16.50 Fenchurch Street to Shoeburyness, D78 7089 brings a terminating District Line service from Ealing Broadway. Alongside, D78 7509 is at the rear of a service to Richmond awaiting departure.Sep 09, 2015
D78 DM 7046 at Upminister.0 viewsLate afternoon sunlight illuminates the side of D78 DM 7046 at Upminister, with a District Line service to Ealing Broadway on August 1st 2015.Sep 09, 2015
CO/CP Stock Birds Scrapyard, Long Marston.1 viewsWithdrawn ex-District Line CO/CP Stock was awaiting the call in Birds Scrapyard at Long Marston on October 12th 1981. The car numbers were 53048, 53020, 54348 & 013184. Just visible on the right are two stacked BR Mark I CK coaches, E15838 & 15844. Today scenes like this would not be possible in the obsessive health & safety culture that now prevails.Dec 07, 2014
CO/CP Stock Birds Scrapyard, Long Marston.1 viewsIn a scene that would give todays Health & Safety brigade a seizure, Pre-war withdrawn CO/CP Stock Cars were stacked at Birds Scrapyard, Long Marston on October 12th 1981. The car numbers were 013184, 54248 & 53020.
The last surviving vintage CO/CP trains were ousted from District Line services in 1981 being replaced by newly-delivered D78 Stock, which has now come to the end of its operational life and is in turn being replaced by new Bombardier S Stock units.
Dec 07, 2014

A60 5119 at Chesham.1 viewsA wintry scene at Chesham on January 15th 1984. A 4-Car A60 set in original condition has just arrived at the branch terminus following a 3.89 mile run from the bay platform at Chalfont & Latimer on the Metropolitan Main line from Baker Street to Amersham. The nearest car is DM 5119. The station still retained its platform canopy, water tower and disused bay platform.Oct 15, 2014
S7 DM 21397 departs from Royal Oak.2 viewsAlmost-new-out-of-the-box, S7 DM 21397 trails at the rear of a Hammersmith to Barking service departing from Royal Oak on June 7th 2014.Jun 15, 2014
D78 DM 7502 arrives at Ravenscourt Park.2 viewsDM 7502 brings a District Line service from Upminster to Ealing Broadway into Ravenscourt Park on June 7th 2014. The outer platform faces at Ravenscourt Park are used by District Line services only.Jun 15, 2014
1973 DM 890 Tube Stock passes Ravenscourt Park.2 viewsDM 890 (Part of a 3-Car double-ended unit) was at the rear of a Heathrow to Cockfosters Piccadilly Line service, passing through Ravenscourt Park on June 7th 2014. Piccadilly Line services normally pass through here non-stop.Jun 15, 2014

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