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The Mayor of London had a go at driving a tube train on a visit to Derby's Bombardier factory today.
The company is building dozens of new trains for the London Underground, and Mr Johnson was keen to give one of them a test drive.
Boris Johnson has arrived at the Bombardier factory in Derby to inspect the progress on trains being built for London's Crossrail project.
The contract with Transport for London is worth £1.3bn.
Bombardier is delivering 65 nine-car trains for the east-west rail link in the capital.
The project is due to open in 2018.
London Mayor Boris Johnson is visiting Bombardier in Derby to see progress on the trains being built for the capital's Crossrail project East-West rail-link.
The contract with Transport for London is worth £1.3 billion.
The deal secured 840 UK manufacturing jobs including 80 apprenticeships