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Hammersmith High Line

Hammersmith’s high line – that bit of viaduct in the centre of the town left over from the number of...

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District Line Steam 150

SUNDAY 23RD: I took a few pictures of the final trip into Ealing Broadway and also was hoping to do...

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A 1956 tube stock mystery

A special post about the 1956 tube stock. Piccadilly Circus station staff sent a tweet (one of their earliest ones)...

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Piccadilly Circus tube’s BSL

Piccadilly Circus tube station, one of the busiest on the tube, certainly in terms of tourism, is also a station...

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RV1 ends

As a good number of my readers will know, the RV1 ended last night. Although I was not able to...

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A non-existent post

I thought I would try my skills at something different. A post that doesn’t exist. Well it does but its...

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The lights die down on Ealing Broadway

For years I’ve seen the lights at Ealing Broadway station. And they are dead! Here Comes the Supernatural Anaesthetist –...

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Snowdon’s Hafod Eryri 10 years

Wales’ so called ‘highest slum’ – the old Snowdon summit building – was replaced in 2009 with a brand new...

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Tube Vintage Poster Tweets #2

The second part of this series. These are all tweets not covered in the first part – and there’s plenty...

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Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street

This is some guy who’s said to live at a place known as 221b Baker Street. Non-existent obviously but has...

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The Pilatus Bahn at 130

The Pilatus Bahn at 130. Switzerland’s famous rack railway and the steepest example in the world opened to the public...

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Emirates cable car in miniature!

Budding model collectors have an opportunity to collect one of just 99 specially created models depicting London’s Emirates cable car!...

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The cost of hosting US Presidents

Its that time again when a whole swathe of Regent’s Park is given over to a particular purpose – at...

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Woodhead and the EM2s

A tribute to the now closed railway tunnel and its famous EM2 locomotives. The tunnel was the UK’s longest landwards...

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Tube Vintage Poster Tweets #1

A goody bag of tweets covering many different types of vintage London Underground posters, many dating back to the very...

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Angerstein crossing brief update

It has transpired that Network Rail wants to close the crossing because they want the track profile altered and the...

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Waterloo’s new tube entrance!

This morning the ‘new’ tube entrance at Waterloo was opened. Or if you prefer, re-opened. Confused? More in a moment...

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Build Crossrail’s City Airport station!

Again & again it’s been said Crossrail should have a City Airport station. This week the news is City Airport’s...

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