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Steam on the Underground – District 150
Date: Saturday 22 June and Sunday 23 June 2019
Location: Ealing Broadway & High Street Kensington
Journey times: Journey 1 (11:11–12:33), Journey 2 (13:06–14:33), Journey 3 (15:06–16:33)
Tickets: First class £180, Standard class £150
Join London Transport Museum for the last chance to travel on a heritage steam train through central London to celebrate 150 years of the District line. Steam trains served the District Railway when it first opened to the public between South Kensington and Westminster on Christmas Eve, 1868.
Recreate the experience of being one of the first Londoners to travel underground and let an original steam train transport you into the heart of the Capital between Ealing Broadway and High Street Kensington. Mingle with Victorian characters on Ealing Broadway’s platform, and soak up the atmosphere whilst listening to live music from heritage Victorian brass instruments.
This will be the last time steam trains are expected to travel into central London on the Underground network, due to signalling modernisation that will provide more frequent services and improved reliability on the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Draft timetable information
Please note that the final timetable will be confirmed shortly
Saturday 22 June and Sunday 23 June 2019
11:11 – Ealing Broadway
11:36 – High Street Kensington (arrive - remain on train)
12:07 – High Street Kensington (depart)
12:33 – Ealing Broadway
13:06 – Ealing Broadway
13:32 – High Street Kensington (arrive - remain on train)
14:07 – High Street Kensington (depart)
14:33 – Ealing Broadway
15:06 – Ealing Broadway
15:32 – High Street Kensington (arrive - remain on train)
16:07 – High Street Kensington (depart)
16:33 – Ealing Broadway
The train will be comprised of the following locomotives and carriages:
- Met No.1 steam locomotive (hauling carriages towards Ealing Broadway), owned by Quainton Railway Society
- Bluebell Chesham Coaches
- District Railway Coach No.100 from the Kent and East Sussex Railway
- London Transport Museum’s Met Jubilee Coach 353
- Sarah Siddons electric locomotive (hauling carriages towards High St Kensington)
Journeys on the Piccadilly line - Art Deco Style
Date: Sunday 19 May 2019
Location and journeys: see below
Journey 1 Adults £35; concessions and children £25
Journeys 2 & 3 adults £25; concessions and children £20
Enjoy a Sunday jaunt along the Piccadilly Line this May as we travel from West to North East London and back again on our elegant art-deco train, the 1938 Tube stock.
We are offering a choice between two routes: The first runs almost the entire length of the Piccadilly line between Northfields and Oakwood (originally called Enfield West), where you’ll get the chance to alight and take in the imposing 20th century structure inspired by classical architecture.
The second route is a circular journey from Northfields that takes you around the Heathrow loop, which opened in 1984, adding a modern flavour to this heritage journey.
Marvel at the monumental modernism of Charles Holden’s station architecture on this journey back to 1930’s London.
Journey Information: (final timings to be confirmed)
09:30 – Northfields
10:37 – Oakwood (alight)
10:57 – Oakwood
12:00 – Northfields
13:38 – Northfields
13:59 - Heathrow T4
14:05 – Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 & 3
14:23 – Northfields
14:48 – Northfields
15:09 - Heathrow T4
15:15 – Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 & 3
15:36 – Northfields