Ride a steam train on the Underground

Address:
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London
Tel:
0207 379 6344

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
22nd to 23rd June 2019
Tickets & Cost:
Standard class £150; First class £180
See ltmuseum.co.uk

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Now here's a real treat for train enthusiasts... the London Transport Museum are giving people the opportunity to travel back in time and ride a real steam train on the London Underground to celebrate the 150th birthday of the District line.

They are promoting this as maybe your last-ever chance to ride a heritage steam train on the London Underground network, and they'll be recreating what it felt like to ride the District line back in 1868. You'll even be able to mingle with Victorian characters on the platform, soaking up the atmosphere whilst listening to live music from Victorian brass instruments.

Journey 1
11.11 to 11.36 - Ealing Broadway to High Street Kensington (you'll remain on the train)
12.07 to 12.33 - High Street Kensington to Ealing Broadway

Journey 2
13.06 to 13.32 - Ealing Broadway to High Street Kensington (you'll remain on the train)
14.07 to 14.33 - High Street Kensington to Ealing Broadway

Journey 3

15.06 to 15.32 – Ealing Broadway to High Street Kensington (you'll remain on the train)
16.07 to 16.33 – High Street Kensington to Ealing Broadway

The train will be made up of the following locomotives and carriages:
Met No.1 steam locomotive (towards Ealing Broadway)
Bluebell Chesham Coaches
District Railway Coach No.100 (from the Kent and East Sussex Railway)
Met Jubilee Coach 353 (from the London Transport Museum)
Sarah Siddons electric locomotive (towards High St Kensington)

 

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