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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 to pre-order.

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Vintage suburbia on the Met

Enjoy lazy September days on the Metropolitan line, travelling in vintage style through lush suburbia on a vintage train. Relive the 1950s as you enjoy the special atmosphere at Amersham.

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This Way Out sign was installed at Clapham Common when it was used as a shelter during the Second World War. The later markings show the presence of people in the deep-level shelter over the years.

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