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London Transport Museum

Engineering Collection

Explore our engineering collection online. Discover equipment and technologies that once kept London transport on the move.
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Howden Bus Electronic Scanning Indicator (BESI), 1957. Negative current isolating switch in yellow wooden case, ?. Manor House sub-station control panel, 1938.

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Design and
Design and construction
Drawings, models and materials used in the various stages of design and construction.
Control and communication Control and Communication Computers, machines and signalling equipment used to operate a safe and efficient transport system.
Passenger flow and ticketing Passenger flow and ticketing Lifts, escalators and ticket machines that have transformed the way we access public transport.
Electricity and
Electricity and Power
Infrastructure and equipment used to power London's trains, trolleybuses, trams and buses.

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TfL Inspire image TfL Inspire

Information about TfLs Inspire project aimed at GCSE students

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There’s a range of engineering related items in our shop. Why not take a look?

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