I tracked down the local overground station, only to find that this part of London merits merely two trains an hour, and so sat freezing on the platform until my deliverer arrived.
But new figures show that just 170 of Britain's 2,500 overground and underground stations are classed as ‘secure’ and Swindon is not one of them.
Car parking would be provided in 171 overground and underground spaces.
The second was an overground pop smash, with a groovy state-of-the-art video that got everyone talking.
This morning, I just wanted the tube to keep on travelling overground .
Here, both with Tube trains and overground commuter trains, it's increasingly a story of delays, horrendous overcrowding and reduced off-peak services.
We eventually found a bench on a windy overground train platform and huddled round lousy tea and coffees trying to keep warm.
While the platforms are bricked up, meaning little can be seen as trains rush through, those allowed entry via the still-existing overground station facade enter one of London's most curious historic sites.
The overground railway should be upgraded to tube level.
The overground train line to Sutton did not achieve the same success as the underground, as the line was expensive because of construction and compensation costs.