London Underground Main Line Stock

London Underground Main Line Stock

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. London Transport operated locomotive hauled rolling stock on the Metropolitan line until the early 1960s. These carriages were inherited from the Metropolitan Railway in 1933. The majority were of the Metropolitan Railway's "Dreadnought" type, a design dating from the early years of the 20th century. The carriages had round topped doors, to reduce the risk of damage in the event of a door being accidentally opened in the tunnels. These carriages were used on trains between Aylesbury and London. They were hauled by electric locomatives as far north as Rickmansworth, where a change to steam haulage was made. Some of the carriages were later converted to electric multiple unit operation, becoming T Stock.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135704621
  • 9786135704624