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New A60 stock on the Metropolitan line

New A60 stock on the Metropolitan line

L2651. A northbound four car train of new A60 stock on the Underground's Metropolitan line. The first two cars are Nos. 5002 and 6002 respectively. Built by Cravens of Sheffield and delivered in 1961, the A60 stock was produced to coincide with the electrification of the line to Amersham and Chesham (previously the Metropolitan had been electrified only as far as Rickmansworth). As journey times on the Metropolitan take invariably longer than on other Underground lines (Amersham to Algate being 47 km), the A60 stock was designed to improve passenger comfort and reduce the amount of standing.
qkwElectric Multiple Units
alt_title
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
subjectRailway Companies - London Transport
railway employees - Locomotive crew
railway locomotives - electric multiple units
railway locomotives - railway locomotive industry
Railway tracks - Electrified line
Railway tracks - permanent way
Publisher
ContributorLondon's Transport Museum
Creatorpersonalname - Zinram, H.
Datecreation - 1961-04-20
TypeDigital images - Scanned
Formatdimension.H - 152mm
dimension.W - 203mm
resolution - 300 dpi
IdentifierLondon's Transport Museum - 1998/ 86842
SourceLondon's Transport Museum
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - Black and white print
Coveragepoint - 1961-04-20
Location.Current Repository - London's Transport Museum
RightsLondon's Transport Museum