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Chance to take a trip in a 1938 tube train
Chance to take a trip in a 1938 tube train

Chance to take a trip in a 1938 tube train

The venerable art-deco 1938 tube train will be out and about again later this month as part of the Rickmansworth Festival. One of the best preserved tube trains it is slightly reminiscent of a bygone age and has been wonderfully

Apr
26
2011
Take a trip in a 1938 tube train
Take a trip in a 1938 tube train

Take a trip in a 1938 tube train

Unexpected – as the poor thing has been rather ill recently – but the lovingly restored 1938 era tube train will be taking trips along the tube network in a couple of weeks time, and you can be on it.

Aug
22
2010
Friday evening trip on the 1938 tube train?
Friday evening trip on the 1938 tube train?

Friday evening trip on the 1938 tube train?

Another outing for the iconic restored 1938 tube train – this time on a Friday evening along the District line. This weekend (29th/30th Aug) the Upminster depot is open to the public for its 50th anniversary, and the 1938 train

Aug
28
2009

Heritage Train Trip to the Disused Platforms at Charing Cross

Today was the highly anticipated 1938 tube train run along the modern Jubilee Line extension, and a rare chance to visit the disused platforms at Charing Cross station. Although I have been on the train several times – the last

Aug
05
2009
Take the 1938 Tube Train to the Disused Charing Cross Platforms
Take the 1938 Tube Train to the Disused Charing Cross Platforms

Take the 1938 Tube Train to the Disused Charing Cross Platforms

How about this - a chance to take the tube to the closed Charing Cross tube station - and not just any tube train, but the heritage 1938 stock.

Jul
15
2009
Another trip on a 1938 Tube Train
Another trip on a 1938 Tube Train

Another trip on a 1938 Tube Train

Busy weekend, but culminated with a trip on a restored 1938 tube train running along the Northern Line, probably for the very last time, as new signalling work later this year will make it impossible to run old trains along the Northern Line.

Jun
22
2009
Another 1938 train outing
Another 1938 train outing

Another 1938 train outing

As you may have read, I went on a trip on a 1938 tube train a few months ago – but today was THE BIG ONE, where the train did a full run along the entire Northern Line from Morden

Jun
29
2008

A Trip on a 70 Year Old Tube Train

In 1938, a new modern tube train was introduced on London Underground – with the radical change in that it abolished the front locomotive which used to pull tube trains. In 1998, the 1938 stock made its final trip on

Apr
20
2008