Vehicles

Vehicles are at the heart of our collection.

There are more than 80 road and rail vehicles in the collection, representing public transport in the city and the suburban and country areas over two centuries. You can find them at the Museum and in our Acton Depot. Discover some of these vehicles below, from horse buses to motor vehicles, and steam locomotives to electric Tube trains.

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Rail vehicles

Sleet locomotive
Standard stock Tube train
1938 stock
1967 stock

Road vehicles

Beardmore taxi
Optare bus
GS64 bus
RM1 Routemaster bus
E1 tram
LT type bus


Rail vehicles

Sleet locomotive

Standard stock Tube train

1938 stock

1967 stock


Road vehicles

Beardmore taxi
Optare bus
GS64 bus
RM1 Routemaster bus
E1 tram
LT type bus

Beardmore taxi

Optare bus

GS64 bus

RM1 Routemaster bus

E1 tram

E1 tram (part 2)

LT type bus

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Princess Anne escorted by 4 men at the opening of the Museum

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Object of the month

This photo is from the official opening of the Museum on 28 March 1980. Director Peter Stephens is pictured escorting Princess Anne past the buses.

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