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How to travel on the Tube if you have anxiety

The first time I rode the London Underground was four years ago, when I was a budding student journalist off to work experience at a national newspaper. 794 more words

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The four steps to follow if there's a fire on the Tube

You’re on the Tube and the carriage fills with smoke. What do you do?

This is the situation dozens of commuters were faced with over the last week – following two incidents at… 849 more words

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London - Day 5 and 6

After spending 4 nights in London House Hotel in Bayswater district, we moved to Premier Inn St Pancras Hotel in central London’s King’s Cross area for the next 3 nights. 779 more words

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London - Day 3

I want to see Paddington Bear! exclaimed DiJae. Okayy…. so we took the Circle Line from Bayswater Tube Station to the next stop at Paddington Tube Station, which is just adjacent to Paddington Railway Station where… 563 more words

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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 that included railway exhibits and a great deal of smaller material in private hands. 7,355 more words

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London - Day 2

Woke up early in order to get a good spot to watch the Changing of Guards at Buckingham Palace that starts at 11am, expecting a huge crowd at this popular event. 840 more words

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London - Day 1

Our first stop was the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral – England’s national church. An architectural masterpiece of England’s Neoclassical architect designed by Britain’s famed architect Sir Christopher Wren and built in 1711.  535 more words

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