Posts Tagged ‘ London Transport Museum ’

Saturday snippets: 16th April 2016

Apr 16th, 2016 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

Shakespeare, Nessie, internet passwords and the holiday companions you don’t want are just a few of the items that have caught Adrian’s attention this week.



Metroland

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

Forty years ago, the then Poet Laureate, Sir John Betjeman, made a TV series called Metroland which explored the expansion of London into suburbia. It had a huge impact at the time and part of that is remembered this weekend at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre.



Mixing food and steam trains

Mar 8th, 2013 | By

To many people it can’t get any better. And if you can get to London Paddington this Saturday, you’ll see why. Although the home of the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway is usually well over a hundred miles away in the mountains of North Wales, one of its engines-Princess – sits like an exhibit between platforms 8 and 9 at Paddington.