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Passimeters were a new way of selling tickets as there were 3 ticket windows contained within a single booth thereby providing security and economy of scale. Our example came to us from English Heritage who had it in store in the Welsh Borders, but it originated at Westminster Underground station. During the restoration we replaced all the opaque windows with clear glass for an improved visibility. There is a small display inside explaining the use and punch design of a ticket collector´s nippers.
There are 3 LT ones known to survive; 2 are in a private collection and 1 in the London Transport Museum's Acton store. The National Railway Museum at York has one of the similar LNER ones one display, from Winchmore Hill. The East Anglian Railway Museum also has a LNER Passimeter from Ilford Station.
|Origin :-||London Transport||Date Built :-||????||Number :-||N/A|
|Type :-||Structure||Builder :-||???||Owner||QRS|
|Status :-||Restored||Location :-||Museum||Accession No.||TBC|
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Page Updated: 15 October 2017