London Suburban Railways

Caterham and Tattenham Corner

two branches from Purley

ISBN:978 1 873793 25 1
First Published:01 January 1994
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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In its early years, the Caterham branch was an uneconomical rural single line. Tattenham Corner was not reached until this century, the branch being exceptionally busy on Epsom Race days. Both lines have spawned extensive residential development, the resulting station alterations and rolling stock changes are illustrated herein. Royal train locomotives are tabulated.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Purley Shed16-17
Whyteleafe South37-41
Coulsdon North62
Tattenham Corner100-120

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