Special Post: Farringdon

INTRODUCTION Welcome to another installment in my series “London Station by Station“. I hope that you will enjoy it and be inspired to sahre. FARRINGDON The current Farringdon station opened in 1865, when the Metropolitan Railway (as it then was) expanded eastward for the first time from the old terminus just to the south of … Continue reading “Special Post: Farringdon”

The Great Anomaly

An account of the Metropolitan line with some bold and imaginative suggestions for the future.

Special Post: The Hammersmith and City Line

A brief overview of the London Underground line that includes the original section that opened in 1863, with a few important links that relate to various statiions.

Spring has sprung (and not before time)

This is really a pretext for a continuation of the theme of yesterday’s post, but it does appear that the cold weather we have endured for six months is finally releasing its grip – I sat outside for almost the whole of yesterday afternoon and have been making use of my recently repositioned outside washing … Continue reading “Spring has sprung (and not before time)”