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A62 5230 & A60 5083 at Baker Street.1 viewsA familiar scene looking along the through platforms at Baker Street on the 18th February 2012. Nearest the camera are A62 car 5230 and A60 car 5083. These through lines enable Metropolitan trains to access Aldgate via the top end of the Circle Line.
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A62, 5231 at Croxley Green.1 views5231 the last A62 built, brings up the rear of a Watford to Baker Street service, crossing the Grand Union Canal at Croxley Green on June 23rd 2012.
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S Stock 21032 approaches Harrow-on-the-Hill.0 viewsS Stock 21032, brings a service from Watford to Baker Street along the Up Local on the approach to Harrow-on-the-Hill on September 9th 2012.
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C69, 5594 approaches Goldhawk Road.0 viewsC69 5594 makes a rooftop approach to Goldhawk Road with a service to Hammersmith on October 20th 2012. The train is crossing over the A402 with Shepherds Bush Market visible below the viaduct arches.

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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.
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C69 DM 5526 at Wimbledon.0 viewsThe Saturday shop is well underway at Waitrose as C69 DM 5526 slips into Wimbledon at the rear of a service from Edgware Road on October 19th 2013. Unnoticed by most, this familiar scene repeated daily will soon be consigned to history as the new S7 Stock takes over the District Line workings to and from Edgware Road.
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1992 Stock DM 65507 at Bank - Waterloo & City Line.0 viewsAt the end of the 1.47 Mile Waterloo & City Line, 1992 Tube Stock DM 65507 is against the block at the rear of a 4-Car service awaiting departure to Waterloo on October 19th 2013. The 10 x 2-Car trains that operate on this isolated section of the London Underground were ordered by BR Network South East as a follow-on to the 85 x 8-Car trains built for LUL. The W&C cars were delivered in 1993 as a replacement for the 1940 Southern Railway Class 482 stock. The line was handed over to LUL in 1994.
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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.

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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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