York Station

25 August 2011

New access to York Station

Changes round by the Leeman Road sorting office. Heading up from the riverside near Scarborough Bridge used to involve going up a rather gloomy alleyway, almost as grim as the nearby ‘Marble Arch’ tunnel. Now … More …

National Railway Museum

9 July 2007

The weather has been so terrible this summer that outdoor wanderings have been difficult to accomplish. It seemed a good idea then to investigate some of York’s indoor attractions. This seemed an even better idea when I realised that so many of them are free. No … More …

Thomas Gowland

2007

Churchyard of St Mary Bishophill Senior, York

Headstone – Thomas Gowland. Click to enlarge.

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOMAS GOWLAND
GUARD ON THE YORK & NORTH MIDLAND
RAILWAY WHOSE DEATH WAS THE
RESULT OF … More …

Waiting for trains

16 April 2006

I love railway stations. * I particularly love York Station, as it’s just so gorgeously classy and spirit-uplifting, with its big curved roof and all the light coming in. On Easter Sunday I passed through here on my way to somewhere else. Which is … More …