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Something interesting, the London & South Western Railway's Waterloo Station, from above, on its re-opening after rebuilding in 1922. There was a bit of a tortuous road to completion. The re-construction was slow between its start in 1903 and 1911, because (I argue in my thesis) a lack of focus by the company's management. It was only accelerated when Herbert Walker became the company's General Manager in 1912. Then the war intervened and re-construction slowed again. Walker did however alter the plans to reduce capital costs and reduce the work required, and the section on the left of the picture (where the ex-Eurostar terminal now is) was not re-built. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 hours ago

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Pictured is Peak Forest Depot and Arcow Quarry, in North Yorkshire, in the aftermath of yesterday’s snow fall. Despite this, we can assure you that operations are still running as usual.

📸 Pictures taken by Matthew Workman
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2 hours ago

Rail Tube

Something interesting, the London & South Western Railway's Waterloo Station, from above, on its re-opening after rebuilding in 1922. There was a bit of a tortuous road to completion. The re-construction was slow between its start in 1903 and 1911, because (I argue in my thesis) a lack of focus by the company's management. It was only accelerated when Herbert Walker became the company's General Manager in 1912. Then the war intervened and re-construction slowed again. Walker did however alter the plans to reduce capital costs and reduce the work required, and the section on the left of the picture (where the ex-Eurostar terminal now is) was not re-built. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 hours ago

Rail Tube

Pictured is Peak Forest Depot and Arcow Quarry, in North Yorkshire, in the aftermath of yesterday’s snow fall. Despite this, we can assure you that operations are still running as usual.

📸 Pictures taken by Matthew Workman
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook