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CO, CP & COP Stock at Birds Long Marston.9 viewsCars 53048, 54248 & 013184 have reached the end of the line as they await breaking at Birds Scrapyard at Long Marston on the 12th October 1981. The stock dated from the period 1937-1939.
A60, 5034 departing from Northwood.2 viewsBearing the scars of graffiti removal, A60, 5034 departs from Northwood with a Watford to Baker Street service on June 23rd 2012. Until 1985, this car was numbered 5008.
C77, 5728 arrives at Royal Oak.0 viewsThe C77 Stock was built by Metro-Cammell in 1977 to the same design as the C69 Stock. 5728 arrives at Royal Oak whilst working from Hammersmith to Barking on October 20th 2012.
C77, 5731 at Wood Lane.0 viewsC77 5731 stands at Wood Lane with a service from Hammersmith to Aldgate on October 20th 2012. The station here was only opened in October 2008, and is across the road to the BBC Television Centre.

C69, 5571 arrives at Shepherds Bush Market.1 viewsThe gable end of a building on Uxbridge Road emphasises that the Hammersmith & City Line is almost at roof-level as it runs across West London on a formation that was once operated by the Metropolitan Railway and the GWR. C69 5571 arrives at Shepherds Bush Market whilst en-route from Hammersmith to Liverpool Street on October 27th 2012.
D Stock DM 7097.0 viewsDistrict Line D Stock DM 7097 brings up the rear of a service for Kensington Olympia as it departs from the bay platform at High Street Kensington, on February 9th 2013.
D Stock DM 7533 & C77 DM 5719 at Wimbledon.0 viewsTwo District Line services await departure from Wimbledon on February 16th 2013. On the left is D Stock DM 7533 with a service to South Kensington, while the C77 DM 5719 is bound for Edgware Road. The C77 Stock was specifically built for these services as a follow on to the C69 Stock.
C69 DM 5501 enters West Brompton.0 viewsPioneer C69 DM, 5501 enters West Brompton with a District Line Wimbledon to Edgware Road working 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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