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Drawings

Includes architectural, engineering and vehicle drawings


The collection consists of plans and drawings used by architects, engineers and surveyors in the construction and maintenance of London’s transport infrastructure. Also, drawings reflecting road and rail vehicle design. Included in this collection are: station designs; drawings of bridges and tunnels; designs for the original electric tramway network; general arrangement drawings for road and rail vehicles; and concept drawings for street and station furniture. The collection reflects London’s rich design heritage and the engineering, architectural and technical excellence underpinning London’s transport system.

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Hidden London book

Delve into the history of disused and repurposed London Underground spaces with the new beautifully illustrated hardback book, Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground - now available!

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Explore the treasure trove of objects at our Museum Depot. Discover delights like historic road and rail vehicles, engineering equipment, models, original artworks and posters, signs and maps, and much more... 

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St Pancras poster: September's Object of the Month

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Object of the month

Passengers coming into St Pancras station in the 1980s would be greeted by posters like this encouraging them to travel across the city on Underground lines . It's also the inspiration for our Open Weekend artwork!

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