Paul Lyons has enjoyed a varied career that has taken him from Ministry of Defence police officer, investment broker and manager of both Euston and Kings Cross Railway stations in London. On returning to Scotland, he worked in train planning, writing the Scottish timetable one year, while he has also been the duty manager at Glasgow Central Station, and also the Central announcer.

In recent years, he has become the historian at Central Station, and has established a tour of the station that has been the No.1 thing to do in Glasgow for a number of years. He also sports the most majestic of, while it’s fair to say he’s also a man for the Celtic…

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1. Favourite book from childhood
Oscar Wilde’s Poems in Prose

2. Favourite book from formative years
Candide by Voltaire

3. A book you’d recommend to anyone
A Star Called Henry by Roddy Doyle

4. A book you couldn’t be paid to read again
I wouldn’t like to mention any books I never liked because I currently realise how hard it is to write one!

5. The book you’re currently reading?
The last Crusade by Nigel Cliff