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Thursday, April 28, 2005

Refurbished ... almost

I got a tip-off a few days ago that one - perhaps both - of the completely refurbished District Line trains would be out and about in operation on the Olympia to High St. Ken shuttle all day yesterday.

So I headed off to Earl's Court and loitered about, all eager with anticipation, to find that this wasn't the case, but instead one of the trains did have the one carriage that had originally been refurb'd out. So you can see here what eventually they'll all look like when they're done.

They've got nice new shiny green grab poles, modified seats, plus digital displays (not pictured) which tell you the next station, etc... Plus the doors now have a warning beep, unlike just sliding shut unprompted as they do at the moment.

I'm quite sure someone will post in the comments when we can expect to see the whole refurbished trains out and about ...

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