Shoppers in Lower Marsh this weekend were greeted by the unexpected sight of 20 tube carriages being lifted through the air onto low loaders in Baylis Road.
The carriages still bear the Network SouthEast livery, as the line was part of British Rail until it was transferred to London Underground in 1994 during a pre-privatisation shakeup. They will be repainted in standard LU livery during their visit to Doncaster.
A brand new battery-powered locomotive in Baylis Road
The current rolling stock has been in use on the line since 1993, the last time a similar spectacle was seen in Baylis Road.
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