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Central Line Rolling Stock

These are some of the trains which have run past our Epping Signal Cabin since the line was electrified as far as Epping in 1949.

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Parent Group to Epping Signalling Museum, CHT has taken a 3 car Cravens into preservation.

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The forerunners to the 1938 stock, these experimental trains were nicknamed 'Sputnicks' by their drivers because 'they went like a rocket'.

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Only two Cravens sets still exist, one in preservation owned by CHT, the other still runs over the network as a Track Recording Vehicle

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Three new trains were tested to replace the aging 1962 stock. The red one shown here was the Metro-Cammell / BREL venture.

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Built between 1923 and 1934, some of these workhorses remained in service for over 60 years. Our locomotive L11 is made from two driving cars.

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1959 Stock

Destined to eventually work the Piccadilly line, 1959 stock were temporarily deployed on the Central until the 1962 stock came onstream

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A daily sight on the Central Line for over 30 years and then subsequently to be seen on the Northern Line.

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The current trains in service on the Central Line. There are 85 complete 8 car sets. The one shown here is at Theydon Bois, one stop down from The Museum

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