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In 1989, the first 'Steam on the Met' event took place, and London Und...

wikipedia - 09 Sep 2015
In 1989, the first 'Steam on the Met' event took place, and London Underground, hired British Rail coaching stock for the excursions. It was found that it was actually cheaper to buy the coaches instead of hiring them. Thus, London Underground has acquired numerous former British Rail coaching stock for these special excursion trains on the Metropolitan line, usually hauled by either steam locomotives, or the preserved electric locomotive No. 12 "Sarah Siddons". The fleet consisted of several Mark 1 and Mar

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