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Photographer: © John Ware (Gallery)(27th June 2009)

Isle of Wight Electric Railway

They imported some pre-war London tube trains to run on the Ryde to Shanklin railway on the Isle of Wight. This rolling stock was in use on the Central, Northern and Piccadilly lines until the 1970's, and travelling on it again can be quite a nostalgic experience for Londoners.

A picture of: Sandown, Isle of Wight

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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D90
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 18 mm, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 3125/1000000 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: May 4, 2008, 11:38 pm

ImageID:1092839, Image size: 500 x 437 pixels


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Comment by Peter Evans(28th June 2009)

I used to drive those on the London Underground. 1938 tube stock. Nice shot John. Brings back memories.

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