Do Not Alight Here: Walking London's Lost Underground and Railway Stations (Capital)

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An entertaining and informative book, guiding the reader through some of London's many remaining disused Underground and main line railway structures.

The book contains a series of 12 walks and short tube or train journeys, devised by the author. Each takes in some of the forgotten and fascinating remains of former London Underground or main line railway structures around the city.

For each of the walks an introduction is provided along with details of the start and end point, plus estimated time to complete the walk. A map is also included and text provides directions as well as some background information about structures that can be seen along the way. Each chapter is well illustrated with recent colour photographs of locations which are passed on the walk. 128 pages

Walks featured in the book:

  • Walk 1: History and Progress: History and Progress: The ever-changing face of central London
  • Walk 2: Camden Borough Part 1: Walking the great London termini
  • Walk 3: Camden Borough Part 2: Midlands to the Metropolis
  • Walk 4: High Life and Low Passengers: Affluent Piccadilly and west London
  • Walk 5: Rags to Riches: North-east London to the City
  • Walk 6: A City at War: South London's deep-level shelters
  • Walk 7: The Dirty Brick Road: Southwark's viaducts and bridges
  • Walk 8: Time Line to Forgotten Line: Greenwich and Lewisham
  • Walk 9: The Rise and Fall of a Victorian Folly: The ghosts of Crystal Palace
  • Walk 10: From Park to Palace: Northern Heights and beyond
  • Walk 11: Back from the Brink of Oblivion: The London Docklands
  • Walk 12: The Real Eastenders: Walking the Tower Hamlets
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