An account of the now closed Aldwych branch of the Piccadilly line.
Using an ‘accepting extra walking’ post to introduce a very scenic area of West Kent, connect to some of my more radical public transport notions, share an autism related thread and a bumper haul of photographs.
A pot-pourri of a post, featuring my website, mental health, public transport, a new find in the blogging world (for me), human evolution and a few pictures.
The District line gets the aspiblog treatment.
A strictly personal survey of the Piccadilly line, with a suggestion for the revival and extension of the Aldwych branch.
INTRODUCTION Welcome to the latest in my series “London Station by Station“, the second post in this series to feature a station to have fallen victim to the axe (see also the piece on Aldwych). THE ONE TIME NORTHERN OUTPOST OF LONDON UNDERGROUND Ongar became a London Underground station immediately post World War II, and … Continue reading “Special Post: Ongar”
INTRODUCTION This is the fourth piece of its kind, providing a deeply personal, station-by-station look at London. The previous three pieces focus on South Kensington, Tooting Bec and Aldwych. RUSSELL SQUARE Russell Square is served by the Piccadilly line and was one of the original stations on that line when it was opened in 1906. … Continue reading “Special Post: Russell Square”