Living up to Brunel's legacy of innovation
Those of you who pass through Paddington Station may have noticed that Isambard Kingdom Brunel's statue has been moved off the main concourse. It now sits in a side exit, on a brick plinth that lacks as much in presence as it does in craft. It is wholly inappropriate that his memory should be marginalised in this way - and of all places at Paddington, where the gwr line terminated.
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