London Underground retired the last of its D78 trains, dating from the late-1970s and early-1980s, in late-April.
They have been replaced by Bombardier-built S7 units on the District Line, completing the seven-year, wholesale replacement of the LU sub-surface line’s fleet.
The last D78 formation in regular service was formed of half-sets Nos. 7032 and 7007, seen arriving at West Kensington on April 21 with commemorative markings on the cab front.
London Transport Museum is running a farewell tour for the D78s on May 7. EIKI SEKINE
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