London Underground Rolling Stock and Engineering Vehicles

D78 and CO/CP stocksBattery Locos

D78 stock left - CO/CP stock right - at Ealing Broadway 1979

 

Passenger Rolling Stock

 

Image Comments Details
Image 000 London transporT insignia
on the side of a 1938 tube stock train.
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Image 001 1986 prototype tube stock in back end of Woodford bay road (platform 1):
On display for public to decide which style
would become the new Central line trains.
Note the four 1962 tube stock trains
to right stabled in Woodford sidings.
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Image 002 1986 prototype tube stock
consisting of three 2 car units.
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Image 003 1986 prototype tube stock:
Style A (Red).
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Image 004 1986 prototype tube stock:
Style A (Red).
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Image 005 1986 prototype tube stock:
Style B (Blue).
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Image 006 1986 prototype tube stock:
Style B (Blue).
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Image 007 1986 prototype tube stock:
Style C (Green).
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Image 008 1986 prototype tube stock:
Style C (Green).
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Image 009

1986 prototype tube stock for the Central line:
Three styles were built and were put on show
to the public to decide which they preferred.
Red:
Style A (Metro-Cammell).
Blue:
Style B (BREL-British Rail Engineering Limited)
Green:
Style C (Metro-Cammell)

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Image 010 Stanmore Signal Box to far left,
1938 tube stock left, on it's farewell tour,
1983 tube stock in right platform and
1972 MkII tube stock to far right in siding.
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Image 011 Close up of image 010. Colour
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Image 012 1983 tube stock In Stanmore platform:
Front view.
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Image 013 1938 tube stock In White City platform:
Front view.
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Image 014 1983 tube stock with 1972 MkII tube stock
either side in Stanmore sidings.
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Image 015 1983 tube stock on northbound Jubilee line
between Finchley Road and West Hampstead.
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Image 016 1972 MkII tube stock on southbound Jubilee line
between West Hampstead and Finchley Road.
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Image 017 A60/62 stock on southbound Metropolitan line
between West Hampstead and Finchley Road.
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Image 018 A60/62 stock in Neasden train depot
viewed from Neasden South signal cabin.
Old Metropolitan Electric "T" stock
in maroon livery visible to right.
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Image 019 C69 stock arriving at Hammersmith
(Hamm. & City line) platform 1.
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Image 020 C69 stock in Hammersmith
(Hamm. & City line) platform 1.
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Image 021 "Q" stock now in London Transport museum
at Covent Garden, London.
(Early District and East London line stock)
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Image 022 D78 stock on District line. Colour
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Image 023 D78 stock just departed Upton Park
on the westbound District line.
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Image 024 1973 tube stock on Piccadilly line. Colour
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Image 025 1973 tube stock on Piccadilly line. Colour
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Image 026 1962 tube stock between White City and East Acton
on westbound Central line.
Hammersmith Hospital tall building in distance.
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Image 027 1962 tube stock crossing Grand Union canal bridge
approaching Greenford on eastbound Central line.
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Image 028 Class 501 British Rail Electric Multiple Unit
in Queens Park northbound platform 1.
Taken from outside Signal Box with disused
Main Line platforms in background.
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Image 029 1938 tube stock in Queens Park northbound platform 2.
Motorman Cyril from Watford in view.
Taken from outside Signal Box.
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Image 030 Drivers controls on 1938 tube stock:
Brake Handle left - Master Controller right.
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Image 031 1938 tube stock in White City middle platform.
Note Calling-On signal CG8 to right:
This was used to bring one unit
onto another unit for coupling purposes.
Central line would run 7 car trains in the peak
and only 4 car trains in the off peak.
No longer used - LUL trains run set length.
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Image 032 1996 tube stock.
New rolling stock for the Jubilee line.
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Image 033 1996 tube stock in Alstom's
Washwood Heath Plant at Birmingham.
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Image 034 Converted 1938 tube stock
on Island Line (Isle of Wight).
Train 009 entering Ryde St. Johns Road
down platform on November 19th 1998.
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Image 035 Converted 1938 tube stock
on Island Line (Isle of Wight).
Train 006 stabled on train depot entrance road.
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Image 036 Converted 1938 tube stock
on Island Line (Isle of Wight).
Train 002 undergoing refit on raised track
in Ryde St. Johns Road train depot.
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Image 037 Converted 1938 tube stock
on Island Line (Isle of Wight).
Train 007 on the hydraulic lift in
Ryde St. Johns Road train depot.
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Image 038 1959 tube stock in Harrow & Wealdstone
sidings reversing north to south (1984).
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Image 039 R stock (left) and CO/CP stock (right)
at West Kensington (1981).
Entrance to Lillie Bridge engineering depot
can be seen turning off to left.
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Image 040 D78 stock (left) and CO/CP stock (right)
at Ealing Broadway (1979).
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Image 041 1938 tube stock train just arrived in
Queens Park southbound platform (1985).
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Image 042 Metropolitan Electric Loco 12 "Sarah Siddons"
entering Stanmore platform 2 (1996) over the
"scissors" crossover on Stanmore Open Day.
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Image 043 "Sarah Siddons" close up in Neasden train
depot during "Steam on the Met" (1996).
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Image 044 "Sarah Siddons" close up in Neasden train
depot during "Steam on the Met" (1996).
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Image 045 "Sarah Siddons" passing Chiswick Park
during "Steam on the District" (1994).
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Image 046 "Sarah Siddons" running down bank from
Ealing Common to Acton Town on District/Piccadilly lines during
"Steam on the District" (1994).
D78 stock visible top left stabled in
Ealing Common train depot.
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Image 047 "Sarah Siddons" approaching Acton Town
during "Steam on the District" (1994).
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Image 048 "Sarah Siddons" in Ruislip train depot
on "C" road with 1962 tube stock alongside.
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Image 049 1962 tube stock in Ruislip train depot
on 33 west road (1992).
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Image 050 1959 tube stock in Stanmore sidings
painted in 1938 tube stock livery
during Stanmore Open Day (1996).
Train in United Airways livery visible to right.
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Image 051 1959 tube stock in Stanmore sidings
painted in 1938 tube stock livery
during Stanmore Open Day (1996).
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Image 052 1960 tube stock in Stanmore sidings
during Stanmore Open Day (1996).
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Image 053 1960 tube stock on 23 road West Ruislip.
1992 tube stock to left in platform 1.
Unelectrified track to right is the link between
British Rail & London Underground (1996).
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Image 054 1962 tube stock in platform 1 West Ruislip
on official last day of running (1995).
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Image 055 Close up of image 054 (1995). Colour
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Image 056 1962 tube stock entering North Acton westbound platform 1 (1992). Colour
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Image 057 1962 tube stock in North Acton
westbound platform 1 (1992).
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Image 058 1962 tube stock on 44 shed road Ruislip train depot waiting to be removed for scrapping. Colour
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Image 059 1959 tube stock
entering Edgware platform 2 (1995).
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Image 060 1959 tube stock
leaving Edgware platform 2 (1995).
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Image 061 1960 tube stock at North Weald
operating Epping-Ongar shuttle service.
North Weald (disused) Signal Box
can be seen on disused up platform (1994).
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Image 062 1960 tube stock
waiting to depart Ongar station (1994).
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Image 063 1960 tube stock
stabled on 21 road Loughton sidings (1994).
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Image 064 1972 Mkll tube stock
on 15 road White City train depot.
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Image 065 Image 064 viewed from other end:
Note the yellow Rail Anchor
used to prevent a train from rolling away
after the air brakes have leaked off.
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Image 066 1972 Mkll tube stock
in platform 1 West Ruislip
with a 1992 tube stock alongside on 23 road.
Signal Cabin visible to left.
Chiltern Railways down platform far right.
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Image 067 1992 tube stock in platform 4
Liverpool Street on first day conducting
gauging tests on Central Line (1993).
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Image 068 1962 tube stock at West Ruislip
headed by B.R. Class 37 Diesel Loco
ready for scrapping up north (1993).
Note the BR/LUL stock transfer siding:
Line far left runs into Ruislip LUL train depot.
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Image 069 "Q" stock in Ealing Common train depot.
"D" stock to the right.
Trains are on site of the new LUL
rolling stock museum called "The Depot".
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Engineering Vehicles

 

Image Comments Details
Image 001 1965 Battery Loco 52 numbered as Train 640. Colour
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Image 002 Two 1985 Battery Locos coupled together
entering Leytonstone westbound platform 2.
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Image 003 Battery Loco 15 on Train 640
in Uxbridge platform 1.
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Image 004 Battery Locos 15 & 18
in Wembley Park northbound platforms 1 & 2.
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Image 005 Battery Loco 20 on Train 620
in Ruislip train depot on Transplant sidings.
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Image 006 Battery Loco 21 on Train 042
in Ruislip northbound platform 1.
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Image 007 Battery Loco 21 on Train 042
in Ruislip northbound platform 1.
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Image 008 Battery Loco 22 on Train 601
in Uxbridge sidings stabling the
"Heritage Fleet" (1996).
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Image 009 Battery Loco 22 coupled to "Sarah Siddons"
in Uxbridge sidings (1995).
"Sarah Siddons" was built in 1922 by Vickers.
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Image 010 Battery Loco 24 on Train 520
on 23 road West Ruislip.
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Image 011 Battery Loco 26 on Train 410
in Ruislip Gardens eastbound platform 2
gauging for the "Heritage Fleet" (1994).
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Image 012 Close up of image 011 (1994). Colour
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Image 013 Battery Loco 32 on Train 571
in P.Way sidings Ruislip train depot.
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Image 014 Battery Loco 32 numbered as Train 500
in Lillie Bridge engineers train depot.
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Image 015 Battery Loco 32 numbered as Train 571
in Leytonstone westbound platform 2
with view of signal cabin behind loco
off the end of eastbound platform 3 (1989).
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Image 016 Battery Locos 20 & 44 in Ruislip train depot
painted in experimental "Brunswick Green".
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Image 017 Battery Loco 45 on battery charging road
in Lillie Bridge engineers train depot (1991).
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Image 018 Battery Loco 46 numbered as Train 500
in Ruislip train depot (1991).
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Image 019 Battery Loco 46 coupled to two other locos
charging batteries in Ruislip train depot.
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Image 020 Battery Loco 47 on Train 002
in 23 road West Ruislip.
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Image 021 Battery Loco 47 numbered as Train 400
in South Ruislip eastbound platform 2
on ATP (Automatic Train Protection)
crew training run.
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Image 022 Battery Loco 48 on Train 641
in Uxbridge middle platform 2 & 3.
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Image 023 Battery Loco 53 on Train 522 in Lillie Bridge
engineers train depot painted in experimental
Land Rover Green livery.
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Image 024 Battery Loco 53 numbered as Train 400
on 51 west road Ruislip train depot.
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Image 025 Battery Loco 56 coupled to two other Battery Locos charging batteries in Ruislip train depot. Colour
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Image 026 Battery Loco 62 numbered as Train 640
on 52 west road Ruislip train depot
shortly before these 1985 stock
Battery Locos were mothballed.
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Image 027 Battery Loco 64 numbered as Train 501
on 52 west road Ruislip train depot.
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Image 028 Battery Loco 65 numbered as Train 650
in sheds Upminster train depot (1990).
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Image 029 Battery Loco 66 coupled to Gatwick Express stock in Wimbledon platform 4 (1988). Colour
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Image 030 Plasser Tamping Machine 773 on 70 road
(ATP test road) Ruislip train depot.
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Image 031 Plasser Tamping Machine 771
on 53 west road Ruislip train depot
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Image 032 Railbouw Tamping Machine
in Ruislip eastbound platform 2
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Image 033 Match Wagon Brake Vans B583 & B584
in Ruislip train depot.
Used to couple LUL stock to BR stock
for transfer of rolling stock.
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Image 034 Engineers Train 8X50 passing West Ruislip
Chiltern Railways down platform 3.
Stock transfer Ruislip train depot to Moorgate
Great Northern Electric train depot.
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Image 035 Image "034" viewed from Signal Cabin
with 1962 tube stock in foreground.
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Image 036 Engineers Train leaving Harrow on the Hill
northbound from platform 4 to Uxbridge.
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Image 037 Track Recording Vehicle in deep winter
leaving Harrow on the Hill
northbound from platform 4 to Uxbridge.
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Image 038 Weedkilling Train 717
(converted from 1938 tube stock)
on 51 west road Ruislip train depot.
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Image 039 Engineers Train with Permanent Way gang
installing new road/rail bridge at Hillingdon
on Metropolitan & Piccadilly lines (1995).
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Q: The Jubilee line was named in 1977 in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee. What was it originally to be called and why?

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A: The "Fleet line" because it follows the line of the River Fleet.