Historic vandalised tube train set to return to the tracks next month

Image courtesy London Transport Museum

A tube train dating from 1938 recently vandalised the night before a special trip along the Piccadilly line will head back out next month on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st.

Rather than between Acton Town and Oakwood a few weeks back, July’s trip will celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Metropolitan Line’s extension to Uxbridge from Harrow-on-the-Hill.

The train was heavily graffitied but has now been cleaned up by a dedicated band of staff.

London Transport Museum are behind the tours.

As intended last month, there will be information about Charles Holden who designed a number of station’s across the underground network.

Holden was behind some stunning interwar modernist station structures across the network both above and below ground.

There’s plenty more information to find on the London Transport Museum’s website dedicated to the planned running day.


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    One thought on “Historic vandalised tube train set to return to the tracks next month

    • Nice to see the Ex-London Underground 1938 Stock train back in service since it was vandalised. Why would someone decided to vandalise the heritage tube train.


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