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A62 5138 at Harrow-On-The-Hill.6 viewsA62, 5138 brings up the rear of a Baker Street to Chesham Service at Harrow-On-The-Hill on the 22nd October 2011. Since December 2010, the Chesham Branch has been served by through trains from Baker Street instead of the dedicated branch shuttle working from Chalfont and Latimer to the branch terminus.
A60 5050 departs from West Harrow.4 viewsPassing under a cable gantry, just to the south of West Harrow on the Uxbridge Branch, A60, 5050 brings up the rear of a service bound for Aldgate on the 22nd October 2011. The front end of 5050 has been scrubbed clean of graffiti.
A60 5018 at Harrow-On-The-Hill.4 viewsA60, 5018 leads an Amersham to Baker Street Service on the approach to Harrow-On-The-Hill on the 18th February 2012.
C69, 5572 at Euston Square.0 viewsC69 Stock, 5572 leads a Hammersmith to Aldgate working at Euston Square on October 20th 2012. Built by Metro-Cammell in Birmingham and introduced in 1969/70, The C69 Stock trains are now the oldest trains in regular service on London Underground and are due to be replaced with new S7 Stock. This section of railway formed part of the worlds first underground railway, opened between Paddington and Farringdon Street in January 1863.

C69 DM 5602 & D Stock DM 7116 at Earls Court.0 viewsRoughly 10 years separates the two designs of surface stock side-by-side at Earls Court on February 9th 2013. Both built by Metro-Cammell at Birmingham, C69 DM 5602 on the left was working from Wimbledon to Edgware Road, whilst D Stock DM 7116 was working to West Kensington.
C77 DM 5733 approaches Latimer Road.0 viewsC77 DM 5733 is crossing the arch over Silchester Road as it passes some impressive civil engineering hardware on the approach to Latimer Road on April 20th 2013. 5733 was the last of the original C77 Stock built.
C77 DM 5733 departs from Goldhawk Road.0 viewsC77 DM 5733 trails at the rear of a service from Hammersmith to Kings Cross as it accelerates away from Goldhawk Road on April 20th 2013. In the busy street below a Ford Mondeo makes a u-turn outside the entrance to Shepherds Bush Market on Goldhawk Road.
C69 DM 5578 & C77 DM 5702 at Hammersmith.0 viewsC69 & C77 Stock side-by-side at Hammersmith on June 15th 2013. As the new S Stock trains come on stream, the familiar sight of the Metro-Cammell built C Stock rubbing shoulders will be consigned to history.

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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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