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Collection by Greg Edwards

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Tube through the decades: Interior of 70's London underground train

150 years of the London underground – in pictures

See historic photographs charting the changing face of London's underground network, from its launch 150 years ago to date

1938TS London Underground Train in Uxbridge Station

1938TS Art Deco tour from Ealing Common to Uxbridge.

Interior of 59-stock carriage

1959 tube stock

This Northern Line stock has now all been withdrawn from service for good. A few examples did make it to the third millennium, though! …

1938 stock tube train

1938 stock tube train

As well as looking lovely, these trains smell lovely too - though that may well be a fairly recent application of varnish.

Same Stock, Different Cabs HR scan

Same Stock, Different Cabs HR scan

In the era of ultra-conservative tube rolling stock design the classic 1938 stock design (red), was simply built from aluminium in 1959 to create another generation of tube stock. The flat cab end was the only significant design change. These two were caught at Ruislip depot in 1986.

1938 stock Queens Park

1938 stock Queens Park

A Bakerloo Line train of 1938 stock enters Queens Park station via road 24 (basically the southbound line) of the shed north of the station. In shed road 22 a similar train has terminated and waits to take up another southbound working to 'Elephant'. The far platform and the just one out of shot to the left are used by the BR Euston-Watford dc line services. In those days (maybe now?) the 4th rail extended through those platforms south to Kilburn High Road - and I once went there on a 1938…

The Metropolitan/Piccadilly Line station at Uxbridge in May 1980. _ Uxbridge | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Uxbridge

The Metropolitan/Piccadilly Line station in Uxbridge in May 1980. This all dates from 1938, the new station being incorporated into a parade of shops, replacing an earlier structure of 1904. Pentax SP1000/50mm Ilford FP4

UXBRIDGE TUBE STATION | UXBRIDGE | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground: Metropolitan Line; Piccadilly Line*

UXBRIDGE TUBE STATION | UXBRIDGE | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground: Metropolitan Line; Piccadilly Line*

A60 Stock - Original Interior | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A60 Stock - Original Interior

Another shot of the A60 Stock interior

1938 tube stock at Morden

neasden depot at DuckDuckGo

UXBRIDGE TUBE STATION | UXBRIDGE | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground: Metropolitan Line; Piccadilly Line*

UXBRIDGE TUBE STATION | UXBRIDGE | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground: Metropolitan Line; Piccadilly Line*