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A62 Doorplate.3 viewsA62 Stock Trailer, 6183, doorplate at Watford in June 2009.
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96047 at Wembley Park.1 views96047 leads a Stratford bound Jubilee Line Service out of the reversing siding at Wembley Park on the 18th February 2012.
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A62 5231 arrives at Northwood.2 viewsThe last A62 Car, 5231 approaches Northwood with a Baker Street to Watford 'all stations' service on June 23rd 2012. The unit is passing the siding, where it will one day travel over, en-route for the scrapyard, leaving Metro-Land after 49 years service.
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C69, 5597 & Turbo 165114 at Royal Oak.0 viewsPassing Under Ranelagh Bridge, C69 5597 prepares to call at Royal Oak, whilst on the Great Western Main Line, Turbo 165114 crawls towards journeys end at London Paddington on October 20th 2012.

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C77, 5717 departs from Ladbroke Grove.0 viewsC77 5717 crosses over Ladbroke Grove as it moves on with a Hammersmith to Liverpool Street service on October 27th 2012. The next stop will be Westbourne Park adjacent to the Great Western Main Line, just west of Paddington.
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C77 DM 5702 arrives at Putney Bridge.0 viewsComplete with a Poppy on the cab front, C77 DM 5702 arrives at Putney Bridge with an Edgware Road to Wimbledon District Line service on February 16th 2013. The C77 Stock was specifically ordered from Metro-Cammell for these District Line services, although in reality the identical C69/77 units are used on the Circle, District Line Edgware Road to Wimbledon and Hammersmith & City Lines.
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C77 DM 5714 arrives at Westbourne Park.0 viewsC77 DM 5714 arrives at Westbourne Park whilst working from Hammersmith to Kings Cross 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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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.0 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.0 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.0 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.1 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.1 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.1 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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