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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008

Times Past - Metropolitan Selection


These pictures were featured in The Wyvern Journal of the Midland Railway Trust. Alan Sturrock secured permission to reproduce them in qn. They are from the Jarvis Collection, taken shortly before the Metropolitan Railway was absorbed into London Transport and featuring workings on the Metropolitan line out as far as Quainton Road.


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From the Jarvis Collection. Reproduced from The Wyvern Journal of the Midland Railway Trust - 4-4-0T Beyer Peacock No 710/23 on 6th May 1935, possibly at Quainton Road (evidenced by the Brill Style coach attached to the loco). The last train ran on the Brill Tramway on 30th November 1935.

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From the Jarvis Collection. Reproduced from The Wyvern Journal of the Midland Railway Trust - 0-6-4T No 96 Charles Jones at Aylesbury on 21st May 1937.


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From the Jarvis Collection. Reproduced from The Wyvern Journal of the Midland Railway Trust - 0-6-2T No 93 at Neasden 17th March 1937.

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From the Jarvis Collection. Reproduced from The Wyvern Journal of the Midland Railway Trust - 0-4-4T No 80 at Chalfont and Latimer on 26th September 1937

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From the Jarvis Collection. Reproduced from The Wyvern Journal of the Midland Railway Trust - 4-4-4T No 108 at Aylesbury Station Yard on 1st May 1937


Notes:
The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 2008 and so does not reflect events in the 6+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Reference:
Times Past - Metropolitan Selection - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008


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