Roadtrips by Routemaster – Early Electric
Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Time: 11:00 to 16:30
Meeting point: Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria, SW1
Roadtrips by Routemaster is a series of events organised by the National Trust that explore London’s rich heritage. Partnering with some of London’s most interesting people, places and arts institutions, these tours focus on history, architecture, and culture - offering original insight into what makes our capital city so distinctive.
London Transport Museum is delighted to be partnering with the National Trust to enable guests to explore how the west London suburbs developed in the first half of the twentieth century, and specifically the suburban expansion of Middlesex in the factory, railway and motor ages. This tour will offer special access to London Transport Museum’s Depot at Acton Town, as well as other West London locations.
Carefully selected guides boast diverse interests and expertise, meaning visitors can encounter London in a new and unexpected way.
For more information and to book tickets, please visit the National Trust website
Epping Ongar Railway
Step back in time with Epping Ongar Railway (EOR) and experience the romance of travel in bygone times. EOR is both the longest heritage railway in Essex and the closest to London, easily accessible via the tube network. Their vintage buses start from the front door of Epping and Shenfield stations, whisking you back in time to period stations, with heritage steam and diesel hauled trains.
For full details please visit the EOR website.