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Recent Class 483 News

This page lists the latest railway news about Class 483 1938 Tube Stock trains. Click on a post below to read more.

Where to see class 483?

Class 483 trains are the oldest trains that are used in passenger service on the UK rail network.

Class 483 EMUs are seen on the Island Line services on Isle of Wight, working trains between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin. They’re soon to be replaced by Vivarail class 484.

London Transport Museum occasionally operate excursions with a red 1938 tube stock train on the London Underground network, but with signalling upgrades, excursions are becoming rarer.

SWR Island Line Class 483 To Be Replaced

SWR Island Line Class 483s to be replaced next year The Island Line Class 483 EMUs will be replaced from 2020, SWR confirmed today. This comes following the recent news, that service will be reduced to 1 train in service on the island line , until further notice, due to milage checks on the existing …

See Vintage 1938 London Underground Tube Stock In London This Weekend

See Vintage 1938 London Underground Tube Stock In London This Weekend London Transport Museum will be running the vintage 1938 tube stock train on the London Undergorund network this Sunday 24th February. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the Class 483 1938 Tube Stock historic London Underound train on the District, Circle, Metropolitan and …

Island Line Class 483 Units Turn 80

South Western Railway’s Island Line Class 483 electric multiple units then 80 years old this year, making them the oldest passenger trains still in regular mainline operation in Britain. Built in 1938 by Metro Cammell and overhauled at Eastleigh Works in 1989 – 1992, the trains initially worked for 50 years on the London Ungerdround …