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Technical documents

The technical documents collection includes operational and training guides relating to vehicles, systems and infrastructure


The technical documents collection consists mainly of booklets and other printed material relating to the operation and maintenance of the vehicles, systems and infrastructure of London’s transport companies. Some are published by manufacturers, some are produced internally by transport operators. They include training material and working documents with annotations. Technical documents are a vital resource for the Museum, supporting the restoration and maintenance of objects in our care.

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