1a. LONDON Train from Darlington, Northallerton or York to London Kings Cross Station - and the architecture!
Cameo Snaphots of the City of London
At the time of this trip in 2007 the railway company GNER had the franchise on the east coast mainline trains following in the great tradition route of the 'Flying Scotsman' trains from the great age of steam travel.
The East Coast Mainline franchise was later held by National Express and now in 2010 by East Coast Trains, but essentially the same service and timetables have been maintained.
The magnificent Victorian iron arched structure of Darlington Station for trains to Edinburgh or London.
GNER express train at Northallerton Railway Station.
The splendid iron architecture of York Station - a masterpiece of stylish Victorian architectural engineering.
Kings Cross Railway Station, London, was opened in 1850 for the former companies of the London North Eastern Railway Company. The two great iron arched supports of the roof are shown above and below.
Kings Cross Railway Station, London. First Capital Connect train company run trains from Kings Cross to Cambridge and Kings Lynn in East Anglia.
The facade of Kings Cross Station
The clock tower above Kings Cross Station
and page 10. The Sculptures of St Pancras Station
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