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The Vintage Guide To London | November 22, 2017

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Photo album - 1938 tube stock

Photo album – on a 1938 tube
Lena Weber

Last Sunday the London Transport Museum brought out their 1938 Stock and ran their Art Deco tube in the very heart of Metroland from Amersham to Harrow.

The 1938 Stock was built as part of the London Passenger Transport Board’s New Works Programme 1935–1940. The trains were primarily intended for use the Northern and Bakerloo Lines, with an additional seven trains also being used on the Piccadilly Line. Its last trains ran in 1988 before they were retired or sold off for further use to the Isle of Wight.

If only our modern tube carriages had proper lighting, plush springboarded seats and wooden fixtures!

Comments

  1. Maureen Elliston

    Yes if only, but would be a shame when they get vandalised if these carriages still existed!!