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Steam trains return to London Underground this weekend

Posted at 12:15 pm, August 2, 2014 in Transport
Steam train © Tim Arthur

For the next couple of weekends, Londoners are invited to embrace their inner anorak as once again heritage steam trains charge up and down sections of the Underground.

The locomotives – some dating all the way back to the nineteenth century – will set off from various points on the Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City lines in honour of the latter’s 150th anniversary. Simply choo-choo-choose which time and day suits you and go all misty as you pretend like you’re some suave romantic hero in an old movie.

Check tickets and availability at ltmuseum.co.uk.

By Andy Hill

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