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Jim Blake

Jim Blake was born at the end of 1947, just five days before the Big Four' railway companies, and many bus companies, were nationalised. He soon developed an interest in railways, and because his home in Islington was close to North London's last two tram routes, also became interested in these, as well as buses and trolleybuses: indeed his home was also close to the heart of the huge London trolleybus network. He was educated at Highbury County Grammar School, and later at Kingsway College, a...See more