TQ2980 : Cockspur Street

taken 8 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

Cockspur Street
Cockspur Street
Buses queue at the lights beside Trafalgar Square. The nearest is a bendybus belonging to Go Ahead London Central. These vehicles are due to be phased out due to a promise from the current Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

The ornate building behind the bus was the corporate headquarters of the Grand Trunk Railway - the name can still be seen in the stonework. The railway was a Canadian railway company that also had some lines in the USA. It was a forerunner of Canadian National Railways. A full history can be read on Wikipedia.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 January, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 804 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4771N 0:7.7174W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 300 804
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