Euston station

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Women hunger marchers, Euston Station, 1934, James Jarché, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

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The old Euston Arch, a fine Doric style demolished under the instructions of the incompetent British Railways Board of Directors. I only hope there is sufficient photographic and design evidence to reconstruct this as accurate as possible, using the same stone.

Glory Days

Despite the lack of funds, we must remember that in order to build a railway, it requires An Act of Parliament. Looking at this sensibly, even if a bill is presented in this year's Queen's Speech, I strongly suspect that the London to Birmingham section will eventually receive the Royal Assent, but only after many long debates, and it may even run into the next parliament after the general election. By this time, money will be found to fund the construction of the London Euston to Birmingham…

Euston Great Hall, via Flickr.

Euston Great Hall

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