Northward Bound

Tuesday 12th July to Tuesday 19th July Fleetwood Yoshi and I spent much of last week in the North West of England as we made The North Euston Hotel in Fleetwood our base. The hotel was commissioned by Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood, designed in the Greek classical style by architect Decimus Burton and built between… Continue reading Northward Bound

175 And Not Out…

Swanage Railway Friday evening was gloriously sunny, so Yoshi and I made the most of the light and took a drive to Swanage to see resident Class 33 No. 33111 in charge of the dining train which made two return trips between Swanage and Norden enabling diners ample time to enjoy dinner while taking in… Continue reading 175 And Not Out…

Stewarts Lane 1988

On a recent rail trip to London I was reminded of a visit to Stewarts Lane depot, a large train servicing facility near Battersea which our train passed on the way into Waterloo Station. The depot is situated amongst a maze of railway lines and when much younger it was a marker on the journey… Continue reading Stewarts Lane 1988