Disturbing the Universe

David L Clements, science and science fiction

Steam returns to the Tube!


I didn’t know that the tube was 150 years old next year – utter failure on my part – until I saw this picture and the attached article in the Guardian.


They have restored an original steam tube train and ran a test run this last weekend, much to the surprise of anybody watching.


Author: davecl

Astronomy, science, science fiction

2 thoughts on “Steam returns to the Tube!

  1. I was on the Circle Line at Baker Street at 11pm Saturday night, and told my companions about the plans to run steam trains on the line. If only I’d hung around…

  2. I think it was run during maintenance time, so you would have had to hide there, in the hope you wouldn’t be found and thrown out. In a few weeks, though, maybe we’ll all get a chance to see this!

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