This mosaic version of the world's most famous logos can be seen in the flesh at Maida Vale Station.
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INTRODUCTION Given that I run this site it should be no surprise that the instant I imaged lot 450 in James and Sons’ July auction, which took place yesterday at the Maid’s Head Hotel in Norwich I was thinking in terms of buying it: A MINI BIDDING WAR What was a bit of surprise to […]
INTRODUCTION This post features a London landmark which is particularly well served by public transport. There will be links to several other posts in appropriate places, and I have a couple of satellite maps to share as well. ABOUT THE INSTITUTE Although it was independent for a long time, the Institute of Education is now […]
I found this one while looking at feedback on an unrelated post where I had commented… So there I was, on my way east on our rickety old transport system – I could dredge up some wikistats to tell you there are more passengers on the underground every weekday than bacteria in m… Source: Hitchcock […]
INTRODUCTION The roundel, used in various colour schemes to denote aspects of London Transport is oine of the most famous symbols on the planet, and this post features one highly unusual example. HORTICULTURAL DISPLAY IN CENTRAL LONDON This little piece of topiary sits just outside Euston station, on one of the busiest streets in Britain’s busiest […]
Please read this piece from DPAC and if your are able to please visit London for the court case… Source: Support Doug Paulley vs First Bus 15th June
INTRODUCTION This map has been available since January, but I have only just obtained a copy of it. THE NEW MAP The biggest change in the formatting of the new map is that Gatwick now features on the London side of the map (this is a two sided production, London Connections on one side and London and […]
INTRODUCTION I was in London last Saturday for a conference at the National Autistic Society’s HQ and made use of London Underground after the conference, travelling on Northern and Metropolitan line trains. The rest of this post will largely be pictures showing this. THE NORTHERN LINE Catching a Northern line train at Angel means using […]
The latest from the London Transport Museum… London Transport Museum’s collection originated in the 1920s, when the London General Omnibus Company decided to preserve two Victorian horse buses and an early motorbus for future generations. Source: Exhibitions – London Transport Museum
INTRODUCTION In my post about the Metropolitan line I mentioned the original plan to extend onwards from Chesham to Tring and that I believed the idea had merit. This post gives some extra detail. ISOLATION Chesham Station, which opened for business in 1889 is 3.89 miles from its neighbour Chalfont & Latimer (the longest distance […]
News from the London Transport Museum… London Transport Museum’s collection originated in the 1920s, when the London General Omnibus Company decided to preserve two Victorian horse buses and an early motorbus for future generations.