Leeds START What will you spot on the way?London King’s Cross
Leeds On the left is Tower Works. The chimneys were built to carry fresh air into a pin factory. They are copies of towers in the northern Italian cities of Florence and Verona. SEEN IT!
Wakeﬁeld There’s a museum in Wakeﬁeld named after a famous sculptor. Do you know who? BARBARA HEPWORTH HENRY MOORE DAMIAN HIRST
Wakeﬁeld There’s a museum in Wakeﬁeld named after a famous sculptor. Do you know who? ✓ BARBARA HEPWORTH 𐄂 HENRY MOORE 𐄂 DAMIAN HIRST NEXT STOP
Doncaster This is the East Coast Main Line. From 1923 until 1948, it was run by the London and North Eastern Railway company, the LNER. NEXT STOP
Grantham Margaret Thatcher was born here. She grew up to be the ﬁrst (and so far only) woman to be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. NEXT STOP
Tunnels! Just south of Grantham the train goes through two long tunnels. Fortunately your train has electric lights and air conditioning. Imagine what it would like in a sooty steam train! WE’RE THROUGH
Stevenage Racing driver Lewis Hamilton was born here. When he was 10 he told the boss of a Formula 1 team: "Hi. Im Lewis Hamilton. I won the British Championship and one day I want to be racing your cars." NEXT STOP
Finsbury Park Nearly there! Highbury is home to Arsenal Football Club. Can you spot their stadium? SEEN IT!
London King’s Cross All aboard for the Hogwarts Express. Storybook hero Harry Potter gets the train to wizard school from King’s Cross station. If you have time you could visit Platform 9 3/4. SEEN IT!
Leeds You’ve arrived! What did you see and learn on your train journey today?London King’s Cross FINISH