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Between 1959 and 1977, London's Euston station was completely rebuilt as part of the modernisation of the West Coast Main Line. Much loved Victorian buildings, including the famous Doric Arch and Great Hall, were swept away and replaced by a Modernist building described by John Betjeman as a "disastrous and inhuman structure".
Although the new station is widely derided, no one has yet made a serious attempt to discover how its design evolved. Drawing on previously unpublished archive material, this book investigates the planning of the new station. It also examines British Rail's attempts to promote what was supposed to be their flagship London terminus, and asks whether the station's reputation is based more on perception than reality.

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