The Great Portland Street walk

The news has been abound with reports of TfL’s new tube walking map, which shows distances between tube stations in terms of walking times. The usual walking alternatives such as Paddington-Lancaster Gate,  Aldgate-Aldgate East and others come up again and again (Standard 11th Nov 2015) However few ever discuss conundrums such as Great Portland Street […]

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Brunel terminus

The 1850’s terminus at Paddington is an awesome building. Designed and engineered by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the northernmost shed was recently cleaned & it looks splendid. This was probably an easier job as it is the newest of the four trainsheds, built in the 1900’s. The two middle and western trainsheds are originals from the […]

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