London Euston

Location type

Major station

Name and dates

London Euston (1837-)

Where: London and South East, England
Opened on the London and Birmingham Railway.

Description

This is a principal London terminus for services to the North West of England and beyond.

Initially the 1837 London station of the London and Birmingham Railway.

From 1846 owned by the London and North Western Railway.

Grouped into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1923.

British Railways from 1948.

Tags

Station terminus




Dates

  /05/1991British Railways
British Rail withdraws West Coast Main Line services from London Euston to Inverness ('The Clansman').
31/03/1997British Railways
The last British Rail trains run: the 23:55 from Edinburgh Waverley to London Euston Sleeper, and 23:55 London Euston to Edinburgh Waverley Sleeper.
25/01/2019High Speed 2
Remains of Matthew Flinders identified by archaeologists carrying out wok before construction of HS2. The site, St James' Gardens, were located on the west side of London Euston station, just over Cardington Street. The churchyard was encroached on by the enlargement of the west side of the station in 1887.

Books


Great Railway Journeys: London to Birmingham By Rail (Through Time)

London and Birmingham Railway: 150 Years On
London and Birmingham: A Railway of Consequence