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The Post Office Railway (Mail Rail)

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The post office railway, aka Mail Rail, is a 2ft narrow gauge underground railway system in London built by the royal mail. It's purpos...
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To infinity and beyond - The search for the Shuttle

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Deep in the heart of the Kazakhstan desert lays desolate a lone aircraft hanger, withering away in the heat long forgotten. Although this is...
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Twin peaks - Getting gothical in Vienna

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I was out in Europe with Tom for a few days riding freight trains through the Swiss alps, sleeping in ditches and hiding from border secu...
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Winging it - Climbing the angel of the north

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Angel of the north, you may have spotted this if you've ever been driving your way past Newcastle. The 20m tall steel angel struct...
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when in rome - climbing the colosseum

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Rome Rome Rome. The small capital city of Italy oozing with rich history and ancient architecture at the turn of each corner. From the ico...
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Alright Giza? - Climbing The Great Pyramids

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knock knock. who's there? it's that silly idea you had. I'm back again to remind you that you still haven't done it.
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Go Live Or Go Home - Live powerstation action in poland

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We arrived in Warsaw nearing midnight, both already exhausted before the trip had even begun we agreed to have a chilled night. I suggeste...
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Nordic Nights - Climbing Europes tallest suspension bridge

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I've always had a bit of a soft spot for bridges. It's a guaranteed night of excitement. Whether it's ending up on the nati...
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smoke stack stories - Big in Battersea

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Battersea powerstation, a location that has felt the wrath of the UE stick for years and years, and rightly so, it’s such an iconic locat...
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No power no problem - the Lee tunnel

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Iee tunnel is 6.9 km long and will be part of Lond0ns new £4.2bn super sewer. At 75m - 80m below the earth it's now the deepest set...
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learning the ropes - national grid tunnels

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The National Grid Tunnels, otherwise know as “London power tunnels” is a 32km tunnel being dug out beneath London to provide for it’s ev...
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On Point - Getting high in oxford street

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Ahh centre point. That old chestnut. We watched the scaffolding slowly creep it's way up this building for over a year. It got to a poi...
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