A relief from the prices that steam trains have to charge for trips, as a 1950s vintage trains offers affordable runs along part of the Metropolitan line in September.

Travel in vintage style through suburbia on 1950s ex-British Rail 4TC coaches, hauled by Sarah Siddons electric locomotive and a Class 20 locomotive.

Tickets cost just £10 for standard class return and £15 for first class return. Children  3-16 (Under 3 free – no ticket)

Relive the 1950s as you board the heritage train and enjoy the special atmosphere at Amersham station, where you can mingle with costumed characters and browse a pop-up Museum shop.

The trips take place between Wembley Park and Amersham on 7th and 8th September.

Also, on Sunday 8 September only, courtesy of the LTM Friends, you’ll also be able to enjoy free heritage rides up to Amersham Old Town, where the annual Heritage Day is taking place.

To book tickets for the heritage trips, go here.


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  1. JP says:

    Well, well, congratulations LTM/TfL. Judging by the lack of the great reaction which has come with the announcement of these events on IanVisits in the past, it would appear that the price for this jolly is well balanced.
    Yes, this is a tiny straw poll and reasons aplenty tumble from every direction to prove whatever whomever wants to prove. Nevertheless I thought that there’d be some grateful acknowledgement of/response to the high cost of the previous trips being chopped back by TfL/LTM.

    Maybe the indignant are away from their screens, maybe I’ve read too much into the perceived price drop, maybe I should stop my blathering right now.

  2. Daniel Gilson says:

    Am I missing something here? The single price is £15, but the return is £10????

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