Month: June 2021

  • A mystery DMU tunnel!

    Hyde Park Now-A mystery DMU tunnel!

    This was a true rarity! A tunnel used to stable DMUs between journeys, and as far as I know, there was only one example outside of urban areas on Britain’s railway system (although there are other examples where DMUs reversed in tunnels to take up duties in the other direction.) A few preserved railways now […]

  • King’s Cross tunnels & canal aqueduct #2

    Hyde Park Now-King’s Cross tunnels & canal aqueduct #2

    That darned canal aqueduct at King’s Cross is a major factor why the railway layout at this prestige London railway terminus has problems. Its not just that, there’s also the Camden sewer which also caused problems too by being right across the entrance to the three Gasworks tunnels. As we have seen, that sewer was […]