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Will Dudley Get A National Very Light Rail Innovation Centre?

In London, there are several types of railway.

1. The main lines coming into London like the East Coast Main Line and the London Overground… 348 more words

Travel

Gute alte Tram; Tramnostalgie DDR by Frits van der Gragt

Pure Ostalgie! Colour photographs from the 1950s – 1970s, showing ordinary life in the former East Germany through the medium of its trams in towns both old and rebuilt. 173 more words

To Mrs. Bowman, Cliburn Hall, Nr. Penrith (1910)...

Dear Sis   Just a card to say we have are going to Alston for the week-end. Will write when we get back hoping all are well   With love to all from Ada xxxxxx… 242 more words

Deltiology

Aioi to Kokura via Shikoku

I awoke early in my hotel in Aioi and after a very basic complimentary breakfast, headed across the road to the Shinkansen station. Today I was planning to spend some time on the island of Shikoku, so I caught an Hikari Shinkansen for the 16 minute trip to Okayama. 2,179 more words

Railways

Helsinki Underground

When I first used Helsinki’s subway system I felt like I was the only one swiping my travel card. Was everyone else riding for free? I didn’t want to be the only chump paying for rides so for a while I stopped swiping my travel card too. 413 more words

Adjusting To A New Life

The British tram by Frank E. Wilson

When this book was written, the tram had all but disappeared from Britain’s streets. Yet it is such a concise and useful work that I now cherish my battered and much re-read copy. 169 more words