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Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Transport Museum overflow depot

A huge shed packed full of old tube trains, buses, trams, and floors of railway ephemera, this is the Acton depot used by the London Transport Museum to store everything that wont fit into the museum.


Spring open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot

Details of this spring's opening of the Transport Museum's Acton depot have been announced, giving people a chance to go into the overflow site which is only open three a year.


The project restoring London Underground’s Art-Deco era trains

A train that hasn't moved for nearly 50 years could be about to make a dramatic return to the London Underground -- the Q-Stock is returning.


Photos from the Transport Museum’s Acton Depot open weekend

This weekend is a chance to go inside the Transport Museum's overflow depot at Acton Town, where they store all the goodies that would never be able to fit into their Covent Garden base.


Tickets Alert: Transport Museum depot open weekend

Later this month there will be an occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum's overflow depot at Acton.


A look at Crossrail’s critical Acton dive under

Not far from Paddington can be found a small, but surprisingly important part of the Crossrail project.


Fancy a trip to Acton this weekend?

This weekend will mark the occasional opening of the Transport Museum’s overflow warehouse out in darkest Acton, and if you haven’t been, then it is worth a trip. To the depot that is, not Acton. Basically a former train shed


London’s Transport Museum gains a “Royal Train”

According to this week’s issue of The Railway Herald, the London Transport Museum has gained a mundane, yet also quite special tube train to add to its collection at the Acton Depot. The train is a bulk-standard 1967 stock 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


Scavenger Hunting @ the Acton Depot

Yesterday was one of the periodic opening at the Acton Depot, which holds tons of kit that can’t be fitted into the Transport Museum’s Covent Garden venue.  This weekend was themed around miniatures, so the place was also manned by