Watch the 1967 tube train make its farewell tour

Tomorrow (Sunday 15th May), as mentioned before, one of the last remaining 1967 era tube trains that have served the Victoria Line will make a farewell tour around the network.

All the seats to be on the train have been sold – but you can stand by to see a Victoria Line train in places they have never been seen before – specifically the Picadillly, Metropolitan and District Lines.

For those of you who want to be out to see this relic invading train tracks it shouldn’t be seen on – below is a GUESS as to the times it will pass various locations.

The times in RED are the only confirmed times – everything else is a GUESS based on the train timetables – so allow a decent amount of time either side if you want to watch/photograph.

Important, if photographing/lingering on the platforms – do not use a camera flash or tripod otherwise you will attract the ire of the station staff.

Twitter users – I will try to broadcast as we pass key stations above ground using the #67tube hashtag.

Starting at Seven Sisters (10:13)

North to Northumberland Park Station / Depot.

Back south to Finsbury Park

Cross over to the Piccadilly Line – then run through to Uxbridge Station (arrive 11:56)

Guestimated times passing:

  • Finsbury Park 10:40
  • Holborn 10:52
  • Earl’s Court 11:08
  • Rayner’s Lane 11:42

Uxbridge Station (depart 1pm) to the siding between Hammersmith & Barons Court on the Picadilly Line.

Guestimated passing Hammersmith Station 1:45pm

Barons Court Siding onto the District Line, then to Ealing Broadway via Acton Town.

Guestimated arrival at Ealing Broadway 2:15pm

Ealing Broadway to Finsbury Park on Piccadilly Line – cross over to Victoria Line then to Seven Sisters (4pm)

3 thoughts on “Watch the 1967 tube train make its farewell tour

  1. I will be on this tomorrow (2nd carriage). I can’t believe the amount of running time allocated to it though – Ealing Broadway to Seven Sisters is about 55 minutes but this run has just about double that! :O

    1. Well, I am not sure when they leave Ealing Broadway – so a half hour turnaround makes it more sensible.

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