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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.
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Battery-Electric Locomotive L29 at Harrow-On-The-Hill.3 viewsL29 brings up the rear of an engineers train of scrap rails and sleepers passing Harrow-On-The-Hill on the 18th February 2012.
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20189 at Northwood.0 views20189 trails at the rear of the 14.45 Harrow-on-the-Hill to Amersham service at Northwood on September 9th 2012. The train is passing under the B469 Road Bridge adjacent to Northwood Station entrance.
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C69, 5540 arrives at Royal Oak.0 viewsC69, 5540 arrives at Royal Oak with a service from Hammersmith to Aldgate on October 20th 2012. To the right of the train is the construction site for the tunnel for Crossrail that will take main line trains from Royal Oak under Central London to Whitechapel.

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C69, 5598 at Ladbroke Grove.1 viewsC69 5598 comes around the curve as it approaches Ladbroke Grove with a Hammersmith to Liverpool Street working on October 27th 2012. Despite a good start with the weather and a decent forecast for the London area the light was beginning to collapse. The trees on the right of this view disguise the busy and noisy elevated A40 Westway that runs adjacent to the railway here.
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C69 DM 5562 departs from Putney Bridge.0 viewsAbout to cross the Thames, An Edgware Road to Wimbledon service with C69 DM 5562 at the rear, departs from Putney Bridge on April 20th 2013.
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C69 DM 5511 departs from Bow Road.0 viewsIn heavy rain, sparks fly from the underside of C69 DM 5511 trails at the rear of a Hammersmith to Barking service as it climbs to the surface at Bow Road on June 15th 2013.
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1973 Tube Stock DM 168 at Acton Town.2 viewsDM 168 stands at Acton Town with a Piccadilly Line service from Heathrow to Cockfosters 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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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