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Take a heritage tube train to Heathrow …. for £28.50

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TfL is operating heritage Piccadilly Line services on the line across the 10th and 11th June to celebrate London Underground’s 160th birthday.

The special services will use 1938 rolling stock (some of which was still running until 1988) which has been restored to its art deco prime with red and green moquettes and vintage lighting.

TfL will operate four special services on both the Saturday and Sunday. Most journeys will operate as a round trip which starts and ends at Acton Town, with an intermediate stop at Heathrow Terminal 4. Some return legs will terminate at Northfields. The entire trip will take one hour.

These trains will not form part of the normal Picadilly line service to Heathrow but need to be booked separately on the London Transport Museum’s website. Tickets cost £28.50 for adults with reduced prices for concessions and children.

The website is a bit confusing and you can easily think that no tickets are remaining. In fact, whilst the ‘pink’ carriage is usually sold out, if you scroll down you should see availability for the yellow, orange and blue carriages.

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  • Jose says:

    I’m happy with the change of terminals. A few weeks ago I flew to Madrid and the queues for bags and security took 1h15’ in total. In fact, we didn’t have have time to go to the lounge.
    The only drawback I see is that terminal is served by fewer trains on the Elizabeth line.

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