Branch Lines

Branch Lines around North Woolwich

from Victoria Park to Beckton & Gallions

ISBN:978 1 901706 65 9
First Published:01 March 2001
Series Editor:Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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Built mainly to serve the Eastern Docklands, the lines have changed out of all recognition. The alterations are revealed in detail and specially featured is an amazing gasworks railway that had 42 miles of track and several signalboxes.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Victoria Park1-8
Hackney Wick9-10
Stratford Market21-32
West Ham33-34
Abbey Mills Curve35-36
Canning Town37-50
Blackwall Goods Depot51
Thames Wharf Junction52-53
Tidal Basin54-57
Custom House58-72
North Woolwich83-89
North Woolwich Pier90-93
Beckton Gas Works98-105
Connaught Road106-108
Manor Way110-114
Gallions (1880)115
Gallions (1886)116-119
King George V Dock120

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