The way out West


If you plan to travel way out west, you’ve got to pick the mode that is the best: namely, of course, the Great Western Railway. Leaving London on our great main lines is always fascinating, as there are items of railway interest at every tip and turn. The Great Western is no exception, and leaving Paddington I always look for a forward facing window seat on the north side for most interest. You have to keep a weather eye out for Hitachi’s North Pole depot and the Southall steam centre, but most interest is to be found on the right hand side.

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