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Charles Holden goes west

Posted on August 10, 2014 by Toothpicker

Sudbury Town understand station
 
Last year, I attended an architectural walk organised by London transport museum to explore English architect, Charles Holden's iconic art deco underground stations (click here to read the blog entry) on the north east end of the Piccadilly Line. This year, I attended another walk (which was also [...]

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Charles Holden's iconic underground stations

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Toothpicker

Arnos Grove station designed in 1929 and opened in 1932
 
Most Londoners have a love/ hate relationship with the Tube/ underground. While it can be efficient and convenient on some good days, it can also be crowded, hot, disruptive with long delays on many bad days and most of us seem to experience [...]

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Tube 150 anniversary celebrations on the Metropolitan line

Posted on June 3, 2013 by Toothpicker

The beautifully restored 1938 Tube stock train
 
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the London Underground and the London Transport Museum has organised various events to celebrate the world's oldest underground railway.
I am not quite a train geek, but I do love trains and train journeys, especially vintage or heritage ones. Hence I [...]

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