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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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C77, 5701 at Royal Oak.0 viewsThe first of the C77 Stock, DM 5701 brings up the rear of a service bound for Hammersmith, at Royal Oak on October 20th 2012. Although 5701 is the pioneer C77, numerically, 5585 is the first, built as a replacement for a C69 car destroyed in a bomb attack at West Ham in 1976.
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C69, 5511 arrives at South Kensington.0 viewsC69 DM 5511 brings a Moorgate to Edgware Road Circle Line service out of the tunnel as it arrives at South Kensington on February 9th 2013.
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C69/C08 DM 5606 at Notting Hill Gate.0 viewsC69 DM 5606 stands at the rear of a Moorgate to Edgware Road service at Notting Hill Gate on February 9th 2013. This car was originally 5505 but was badly damaged by a bomb in July 2005. The car was extensively rebuilt and is now classified as a C08 Car. This is the second car to carry the number 5606, the original 5606 was withdrawn from service in 1991 and scrapped in 1993.

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C69 DM 5599 arrives at Ladbroke Grove.0 viewsIn glorious spring sunshine, C69 DM 5599 arrives at Ladbroke Grove with a Hammersmith to Kings Cross working on April 20th 2013.
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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.
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Waterloo & City Line DM 65503 at Bank.0 views1992 Tube Stock DM 65503 was at the rear of a Waterloo & City Line, 4-Car service awaiting departure from Bank along the 1.47 Mile line to Waterloo on October 2013. The line is operated by 10 x 2-Car units, each set containing a DM (Driving Motor) and a NDM (Non Driving Motor). Services are usually formed of four cars (Two units).
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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.

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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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