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A62, 5167 arrives at Amersham.3 viewsJourneys end for A62, 5167 as it arrives at Amersham, with a service from Harrow-On-The-Hill, on the 25th September 2010. Due to engineering work, no Metropolitan line services were operating south of Harrow.
A60 5100 approaches Moor Park.1 viewsA60, 5100 leads a Watford to Baker Street Service as it approaches Moor Park on the Up Local on the 22nd October 2011. The station here was opened in 1910 and called Sandy Lodge, the name was changed to Moor Park in 1950. The original double track line was widened to four tracks in the early 1960s, and the original station was swept away to be replaced by the two island platforms in use today.
1972 MkII Tube Stock, 3240 at Harrow & Wealdstone.1 viewsAfter arriving from Elephant & Castle on a Bakerloo Line service, 3240 brings up the rear as it runs empty stock into the turnback siding at Harrow & Wealdstone on September 9th 2012. These trains are now the oldest in regular use on London Underground.
C77 DM 5719 arrives at Putney Bridge.0 viewsHaving just crossed the Thames, C77 DM 5719 arrives at Putney Bridge with a District Line service from Wimbledon to Edgware Road on February 16th 2013.
The wartime pill box still stands guard on the north side of the bridge.

C69 DM 5506 at Putney Bridge.0 viewsC69 DM 5506 brings up the rear of a Wimbledon to Edgware Road District Line service, stood at Putney Bridge on February 16th 2013. In the foreground is the north facing bay platform.
C77 DM 5733 departs from Ladbroke Grove.0 viewsThe last of the original C77 build, DM 5733 brings up the rear of a Hammersmith to Kings Cross service as it accelerates away from Ladbroke Grove on April 20th 2013. Ladbroke Grove Station is close to the market at Portobello Road and as a consequence is very busy.
C77 DM 5725 arrives at Ladbroke Grove.0 viewsC77 DM 5725 crosses over the B450 as it arrives at Ladbroke Grove with a Kings Cross to Hammersmith service on April 20th 2013.
C69 DM 5530 departs from Latimer Road.0 viewsC69 DM 5530 accelerates away from Latimer Road at the rear of a Hammersmith to Kings Cross service on April 20th 2013.

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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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