LONDON BABY STATIONS: where lines align

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Did you know that excavation of Elizabeth Line unearthed a Black Death pit and remains of long extinct wildlife? Or that the  underground has an array of disused stations and hidden passages? Or how the Victorian railway rivalry shaped the transport network we use today?

In a one of a kind guide to secrets of London famous stations written in original elegantly illustrated verse, one finds these any more answers!

The book is unique and unprecedented—filled with history, facts, insights and observations eloquently and neatly composed. It opens the eyes of locals, visitors, guides on what could have otherwise gone unnoticed.

It covers Underground Lines (Bakerloo, Central, Circle, District, Elizabeth, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly, Waterloo & City, Victoria), Light Rail (Tramlink, DLR), Overground and long abandoned Kingsway Tramway, Mail Rail, Necropolis; as well as famous termini and stations (Baker Street, Bank, Blackfriars, Camden Town, Canary Wharf, Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Earl’s Court, Embankment, Euston, Fenchurch Street, Hampstead, Holborn, Holland Park, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Oxford Circus, Paddington, Piccadilly Circus, Sloane Square, St Pancras International, Victoria, Waterloo, Westminster.

 

It fits neatly in the hand and makes a wonderful pocket size companion and gift to anyone interested in the Big Smoke—visitors, tourists, guides, city fans, culture and geography explorers, city trippers and family adventurers across all age groups. It is a must have for anyone wanting to impress their family and loved ones on what otherwise would have been a routine commute.

 

The book feels sincere and personal. It celebrates London’s rich history and architecture, arts and culture. The tasteful imagery and rich vocabulary instills a sense of wonder and excitement, and adds a fresh perspective on UK capital’s iconic streets.

 

Written to be enjoyed in myriad ways – read aloud or in quiet solitude, poem at a time or all in one go it gives the reader a vast foundation to study, build upon and explore the metropolis further. It will be read many times over, each time as if it was the first.

 

The pilgrimage to London through its pages is an enchanting and memorable journey in itself.

 

Following London Baby Seaside, London Baby Rides, London Baby Christmas, London Baby Sights, London Baby Markets, London Baby Birthday, London Baby Money, London Baby Streets, London Baby Stations book is the 11th book in the London Baby Series.

Details

Publisher - LANDE Jewels

Author(s) - LANDE JEWELS

Paperback

Published Date - May 14 2024

ISBN - 9781739211585

Dimensions - 20.3 x 12.7 x 0.7 cm

Page Count - 106

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