Night Tube out to the sticks

The tube has some strange timetable quirks such as the Circle/Hammersmith and City lines which run odd workings from Ealing or Upminster plus a handful of late night trains through Central London. It begs the question how early one can get out into the sticks – eg Bucks, Essex, Herts – do any strange workings enable it? Alas there’s none! The first Metropolitan from […]

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Old Hounslow West terminus & the A1 express – repost

Now that a third runway has been authorised for Heathrow, more changes to the Piccadilly Line will be needed. These pictures from the early 1980s show remains of the original Hounslow West station after it was truncated and the tracks extended to serve Heathrow. The extension was opened in 1977. Hounslow West was built by the LPTB and also […]

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