Restored steam train Metropolitan 1 makes cross-city journey on London Underground

Metropolitan 1, a restored steam train built in 1898, has returned to London’s Underground network as part of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the opening of the first stretch of the world-famous network in 1863. Pictured right, Metropolitan 1 passes a modern tube train through Farringdon Tube station on its journey between Kensington Olympia station in the west to Moorgate station in the City of London, on January 13.


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