Old roundel at Covent Garden

At Covent Garden, the original ‘bullseye’ roundel can see seen towards the front of the westbound platform. It isn’t actually placed in position as it is slightly lower than it should be. But it is good to see. There are also surviving roundels of this type at Ealing Broadway on the District line platforms.


Coming soon will be a small series that will focus on old roundels that exist on the London Underground network – the first will focus on Tube stations that have their old and original roundels that have survived but only have a small number (mostly just one) of them in existence. Watch out for this and photos soon!

Getting rarer…

I was on board the very few D stock trains operating on the District line. The S7 stock is gradually taking over the line. If you love old trains, then take the opportunity to ride on one of these. Although no official word has come when exactly the D stock trains will be phased out on the London Underground, it could be anytime soon! Here’s a couple of photos of the interior…