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We are bringing you something exciting very soon that's all about our Museum Depot in Acton. Watch this space.

Bus electronic scanning indicator (BESI)

Spiral elevator

York Road signal frame

Bus electronic scanning indicator (BESI) extended footage

Conduit conductor

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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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