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Marking 150 years since the first passengers rode on the London Underground, the network's last remaining steam train underwent a test run today ahead of its special heritage run on Sunday.
London Underground's last surviving steam train reached Edgeware Road in the early hours of this morning as part of a test run. It will be used during events on Sunday to mark the 150th anniversary of the opeing of the Tube.
Atrial run of a recreation of the Tube's first ever passenger journey has been underway overnight.
The official event on Sunday is part of the networks 150 year anniversary celebrations.
London Underground's last surviving steam engine is seen here at Moorgate station on a test run before Sunday's special heritage run.
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Today marks the Tube's 150th birthday.
It became the world's first underground railway when the stretch of line between Paddington and Farringdon opened in January 1863.
Events will be held across London today to mark the occasion.
London's Mayor explains why he thinks the London Underground is so special 150 years on since its creation.