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A60, 5048 at Watford.4 viewsA60 stock, 5048 waits at Watford, ready to depart for Baker Street on Saturday 20th June 2009.
A60 5080 at Uxbridge.3 viewsShowing the signs of a graffiti attack, 50 year old A60, 5080 sits under the concrete canopy at Uxbridge on the 22nd October 2011, before working a service to Aldgate. Uxbridge Station was designed by Charles Holden and was opened in 1938.
Class 20, 20189 at Harrow-on-the-Hill.0 viewsTrailing at the rear of the 10.15 Harrow-on-the-Hill to Amersham service was former BR Class 20, 20189 operating in top & tail mode with 'Sarah Siddons' on Sunday September 9th 2012.
C77, 5731 & C69, 5593 at Wood Lane.0 viewsAs C77 5731 gets underway from Wood Lane with a service to Aldgate, C69 5593 approaches with a service to Hammersmith on October 20th 2012.

C69, 5507 at Goldhawk Road.1 viewsC69 5507 departs from Goldhawk Road with a Hammersmith to Liverpool Street service on October 27th 2012.
C77 DM 5719 arrives at Putney Bridge.0 viewsNorth of the Thames, much of the District Line from Earls Court to Wimbledon is at rooftop level on embankments and viaducts. C77 DM 5719 brings up the rear of a service from Edgware Road to Wimbledon as it calls at Putney Bridge on February 16th 2013.
C77 DM 5731 arrives at Parsons Green.0 viewsIntending passengers move forwards as C77 DM 5731 brings an Edgware Road to Wimbledon District Line service into Parsons Green on April 20th 2013. The C77s were specifically ordered for these services, the 66 cars of the original order following on from the virtually identical C69 build produced by Metro-Cammell at Birmingham. In the event one more C77 car was built, numbered in the C69 series, 5585 to replace a bomb damaged car destroyed in 1976.
1973 Tube Stock DM 202 departs from Acton Town.2 viewsThere are some nice overgrown sidings at Acton Town as DM 202 brings up the rear of a departing Piccadilly Line service from Cockfosters to Heathrow on June 7th 2014.

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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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