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Britain’s biggest rail controversy – with some solutions

There are many other undocumented downsides to HS2 with some being very serious indeed. This is an examination of some...

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Eurostar at 25

Eurostar has now reached its quarter century. It does not seem that long ago that services began! This is the...

IMG 8969xfi 300x183 - The old Woolwich ferries' demise

The old Woolwich ferries’ demise

It is now over a year since the three Woolwich ferries were taken to France, having ended a long career...

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Holborn Viaduct

This stupendous Victorian construction has reached its 150th year. The reason for its construction was to enable a completely level...

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International shields at the Halls of Residence, Bloomsbury.

There are many coat of arms on the walls of this building, these are the representative shields of each country...

IMG 0249fi 300x183 - Are railways reliable?

Are railways reliable?

This is the big question. Reliability is a continual thing. In many instances it seems railways just have no good...

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London landmarks in miniature

Staff at a London store spent weeks making these miniature versions of London’s iconic buildings and these are designed to...

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The Coventry Canal #2

The Coventry Canal opened on this day in 1769, that’s 250 years ago. Its architect, James Brindley, worked on the...

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The Coventry Canal

The Coventry Canal was one of the country’s earliest waterways to be opened following the success of the Bridgewater Canal....

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Crossrail’s inconsistent signage

Is Crossrail – the Elizabeth Line – consistent across the board? Apparently the answer seems to be no especially when...