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A62, 5167 departs from Amersham.5 viewsThere is the first signs of Autumn in the trees surrouding Amersham Station, as A62 stock, 5167 departs with aservice to Harrow on the 25th September 2010.
Battery-Electric Locomotive L18 at Harrow-On-The-Hill.2 viewsBrightening the gloom of rainy Saturday afternoon, Battery-Electric Locomotive L18 made a surprise appearance as it brings a train of old rails & sleepers through Harrow-On-The-Hill on the 18th February 2012.
S Stock 21015 arrives at Chorleywood.1 viewsS Stock, 21015 leads a service from Chesham to Aldgate, arriving at Chorleywood on June 23rd 2012. There were no A Stock sets running on this stretch of the Metropolitan Line at all on this day - a portent of things to come.
C69, 5525 departs from Shepherds Bush Market.1 viewsC69 5525 trails at the rear of a Hammersmith to Liverpool Street service as it departs from Shepherds Bush Market on October 27th 2012. The next stop will be Wood Lane, adjacent to the BBC Television Centre.

C69 DM 5587 departs from West Ham.0 viewsC69 DM 5587 brings up the rear of a Barking to Hammersmith service as it departs downgrade from West Ham on June 15th 2013.
C77 DM 5726 departs from Upton Park.0 viewsA Barking to Hammersmith service accelerates away from Upton Park with C77 DM 5726 trailing at the rear on June 15th 2013.
C69 DM 5562 departs from Royal Oak.1 viewsC69 DM 5562 departs from Royal Oak with a service from Hammersmith on June 15th 2013.
1992 Stock DM 65507 at Bank - Waterloo & City Line.0 viewsAt the end of the 1.47 Mile Waterloo & City Line, 1992 Tube Stock DM 65507 is against the block at the rear of a 4-Car service awaiting departure to Waterloo on October 19th 2013. The 10 x 2-Car trains that operate on this isolated section of the London Underground were ordered by BR Network South East as a follow-on to the 85 x 8-Car trains built for LUL. The W&C cars were delivered in 1993 as a replacement for the 1940 Southern Railway Class 482 stock. The line was handed over to LUL in 1994.

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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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