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Britain’s National Railway Museum: Part 4

The Science Museum and The Battle of York The Science Museum and the national science collection Before going into the transfer of the British Rail transport collection to the Science Museum, I had better say a few words about the … Continue reading

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Britain’s National Railway Museum: Part 2

The British Transport Museums Introduction In Part 1, I described the origin of the LNER’s railway museum in York. Until well after World War 2 this was the only railway museum in the UK, although there were several other museums … Continue reading

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All Change For Oxford Street

General On 25th April last, I published a blog about the proposal to pedestrianize Oxford Street in which I cast doubt about the practicability of such a scheme, whether or not it was actually desirable. By ‘practicability’, of course, I … Continue reading

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New Bus for London – some further observations

What’s going on with the New Bus for London? One answer is that we are getting more of them. Another 200 initially but more are mooted so I suppose that will mean within a year or so they will represent … Continue reading

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London Bus Services – A Route to Perfection?

I had intended to applaud the present state of London’s bus services and support this highly subjective view with a mass of statistical data showing just how superb things now are. Unfortunately, when I searched for the evidence, I not … Continue reading

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