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A60 & 1973 Tube Stock at Rayners Lane.4 viewsA60, 5018 hurries an Uxbridge to Aldgate Service into Rayners Lane on Saturday 22nd October 2011. The Piccadilly Line 1973 Tube Stock sat in the reversing siding is dwarfed by the A stock - the A stock being some of the largest stock operating on the Underground network.
A62 5227 arrives at Moor Park.1 viewsA62, 5227 arrives at Moor Park on the Up Local with a service from Watford to Baker Street on the 22nd October 2011. 5227 is showing the effects of graffiti removal.
A60, 5034 at Croxley Green.1 viewsA60, 5034 begins another journey from Watford to Baker Street, crossing the Grand Union Canal and the Marina at Croxley Green on June 23rd 2012. This scene, repeated daily since the introduction of the A Stock in 1961, will soon be consigned to history.
C69, 5592 Interior.1 viewsAn interior view looking towards the driving end of C69 car number 5592 whilst awaiting departure from Edgware Road on October 27th 2012. These are well-used trains, designed to shift large volumes of people over short distances, especially when employed on Circle Line workings. When introduced they had transverse seating at right angles to a central aisle, but when refurbished at Doncaster in the early 1990s, the seat layout was altered to create more standing room. Note the pigeon!

C69 DM 5605 approaches Putney Bridge.0 viewsC69 DM 5605 makes a rooftop approach to Putney Bridge whilst working from Edgware Road to Wimbledon on February 16th 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.
C69 DM 5584 arrives at East Ham.0 viewsC69 DM 5584 brings a Barking to Hammersmith service into East Ham on June 15th 2013.
C77 DM 5733 stabled at Farringdon.0 viewsWith the late afternoon sunlight reflecting off adjacent buildings, C77 DM 5733 stands in the stabling sidings to the East of Farringdon Station on June 15th 2013. 5733 was the last of the C77 Stock Driving Motor Cars.

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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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