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London Transport Museum and Acton Depot are home to old and new forms of London transport. We have range of spectacular pieces that include modern and historic train carriages, tube prototypes, and buses dating back to the 1920’s.

The Museum Depot in Acton holds the majority of the Museum's collections which are not on display in the main Museum in Covent Garden. With over 370,000 items including original works of art, vehicles, signs, models, photographs, engineering drawings and uniforms. Together these form one of the most comprehensive records of urban transport anywhere in the world.

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The Intellectual Property Development Department is responsible for the protection and exploitation of the Intellectual Property of Transport for London (TfL). This includes its world-famous icons: the Underground map and Underground logo (or 'Roundel'), New Johnston font and London Transport Museum's poster and photograph collections. The Intellectual Property Department actively seeks to develop partnerships for its brand-licensing business.

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London Transport Museum and Acton Depot are home to old and new forms of London transport. We have range of spectacular pieces that include modern and historic train carriages, tube prototypes, and buses dating back to the 1920’s.

The Museum Depot in Acton holds the majority of the Museum's collections which are not on display in the main Museum in Covent Garden. With over 370,000 items including original works of art, vehicles, signs, models, photographs, engineering drawings and uniforms. Together these form one of the most comprehensive records of urban transport anywhere in the world.

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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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