34046 Braunton at London Victoria
Just before 22:00 on 22nd April 2023, West Country class steam engine “Braunton” slipped back into London Victoria railway station with the return working of the Steam Dreams steam special train to Winchester.
Posts About Railways
St Pancras Waterpoint
Just North of Saint Pancras railway station is a railway water tower which was moved as part of the Eurostar redevelopment.
Steam Engine at Poplar DLR
To mark the 150th birthday of “Poplar”, the locomotive came to London for local children to see a real life steam engine and climb on board.
2023 London Festival of Railway Modelling
Every year, the London Festival of Railway Modelling brings a huge number of model railway layouts and trade stands to Alexandra Palace in North London.
John “Jock” Christie VC
John Jock Christie VC, LNWR Parcels Clerk, remembered by a plaque on one of the black columns in Euston railway station.
Great Western Railway Paddington Band
Every Friday evenings, outside of winter, the Great Western Railway Paddington Band play to a transitory audience of commuters and long distance travellers.
Kingsway Tram Tunnel
The Kingsway Tram Tunnel was used until the end of London’s trams in 1952, carrying trams down to the Embankment to serve the South.
Charing Cross Underground Station Tunnels
Exploring, with London Transport Museum’s Hidden London tours, the disused Jubilee Line platforms at Charing Cross and two dark tunnels.
The Great Western Night Riviera Sleeper Train
Sleeper trains are a very civilised way of travelling long distances. The Night Riviera runs between London and Cornwall.