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Heritage vehicle events

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What better way to experience London Transport Museum’s collection than to travel on it?

We regularly run a variety of heritage rail and road events, from art deco Tube trips in Metroland, to steam train events at locations in and around London.

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Journeys on the Piccadilly line

Art Deco Special

A red train on a track at a station

Dates: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April
Times: Journeys depart at 10:58, 12:38 and 14:48

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When introduced, the 1938-Stock was the most advanced electric tube train in the world.

Take a memorable trip back in time on London Transport Museum’s beautifully restored art-deco train, the 1938 Tube Stock, as it journeys along the Piccadilly Line between Northfields, Heathrow Terminal 4 and Acton Town.

And if a nostalgic jaunt across West London whets your appetite for more transport delights, join us at our Museum Depot over the same weekend, where we are throwing open our doors to the public for a weekend exploring our world-famous transport poster collection! 


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Join us on one of our exclusive day trips to iconic attractions around the Capital - excursions inspired by the tradition of the great British day trip.

In 2020, we'll be running trips to Kew Gardens and the Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe.

Starting and ending your day at the Museum, you can hop on board a vintage bus, see the sights of London, explore classic destinations and enjoy a delicious lunch - all included in your ticket price.

A great day out for everyone!

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Past events

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Steam on the Underground – District 150

As part of our celebrations with Transport for London to celebrate 150 years of the District line, we ran a special Victorian steam train on the Underground for the final time in central London.

On Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June, commemorative steam-powered journeys between Ealing Broadway and High Street Kensington were run, giving people the opportunity to experience what it would have been like to travel on District line when it first opened on Christmas Eve 1868. 

It was the final time a heritage steam train will travel in central London on the Underground due to the installation of a new signalling system on the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.

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From Underground line-colour topple tower to Johnston scrabble and London Monopoly, check out our range of great games perfect to keep the whole family entertained. 

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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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