Old King’s Cross In Pictures
London King’s Cross is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city and it is one of the busiest railway stations in the United Kingdom. The station was opened in 1852 by the Great Northern Railway in the Kings Cross area to accommodate the East Coast Main Line. The station complex was redeveloped in the 1970s, simplifying the layout and providing electric suburban services.
Saying that, have you ever wondered how the King’s Cross area looked like 50, 100 or even 200 years ago?
Well, we know! We would like to show you some incredible pictures of how the area looked like. Immerse yourself in the Old King’s Cross!
Photo source: The Londonist
Watching 1930s London go by…
York Way 1950s
The Days of Steam
Maintenance on the clock tower at King’s Cross Railway Station.
King’s Cross – August 1925
King’s Cross from above
A trolley bus goes by in the 1950s
Before electronic departure boards
A couple of heavy passengers