Category: Rail

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Flying Scotsman & Me

FLYING SCOTSMAN & ME By Sarah Griggs I think my real interest in trains started when I was nine years old and my parents took my brother and I to the Lake District one summer (it was the summer of 1976, but the end of the summer, as I recall...

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Meeting my Waterloo

MEETING MY WATERLOO by Sarah Griggs I arrived at Waterloo East just before nine o’clock on a cold and damp Tuesday morning, having left Folkestone Central just after seven, and still feeling half-asleep (getting up at five thirty in the morning just doesn’t feel natural!!). Having found the check-in desk...

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Golden Arrow Locomotive Journey

My Journey on the Kent Coast Express By Sarah Griggs 27th January 2007, 9 years ago today! It started at Victoria Station on a bright, if somewhat chilly morning and I, along with other eager passengers, were waiting for the arrival of the Kent Coast Express. At this point, I...

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Trip Down Memory Track

My Trip Down Memory Track By Sarah Griggs Sarah works for Buckingham Covers and is the resident trains guru!  In her own words; “The great news about this is I get to research railway anniversaries and carry covers on trains!” So if you know of any big anniversaries coming up...