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1972 MkII Tube Stock, 3240 enters Harrow & Wealdstone.1 views1972 MkII Tube Stock, 3240 emerges from the turnback siding at Harrow & Wealdstone, ready to form a Bakerloo Line service to Elephant & Castle. The unit is about to commence a 14.4 mile journey serving 25 stations on the way to its destination in South London.
C69/77 DM 5585 at Moorgate.1 viewsDue to engineering work, no Circle Line services were working west of Moorgate on Saturday 9th February 2013. C69/77 DM 5585 waits at the rear of a service to Edgware Road at Moorgate. The original C69, 5585 was destroyed in a bomb incident in 1976, and a new C77 car was ordered from Metro-Cammell as a replacement, the new car was also numbered 5585.
C77 DM 5725 departs from Hammersmith.0 viewsC77 DM 5725 trails at the rear of departing service for Kings Cross as it climbs away from Hammersmith on April 20th 2013. On the extreme left is the signal box, whilst on the opposite side of the line is Hammersmith Depot.
C69 DM 5578 at Parsons Green.0 viewsA Wimbledon to Edgware Road service pauses briefly at Parsons Green on April 20th 2013. C69 DM 5578 brings up the rear.

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.
D Stock DM 7043 departs from West Brompton.0 viewsHaving called at West Brompton, D Stock DM 7043 brings up the rear of a District Line service bound for Wimbledon on April 20th 2013.
C69 DM 5605 arrives at Upton Park.0 viewsThe sun just dips slightly as C69 DM 5605 arrives at Upton Park whilst working from Hammersmith to Barking on June 15th 2013.
C69 DM 5545 at Barbican.0 viewsIntending passengers gather themselves as C69 DM 5545 arrives at Barbican with a Barking to Hammersmith service on June 15th 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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