Southern Main Lines

London Bridge to East Croydon

ISBN:978 0 906520 58 1
First Published:01 August 1988
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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One of the oldest railway routes in London, this line has seen all forms of traction from atmospheric, through the steam era, to overhead and conductor rail electric. These are fully described and the complicated story of the many junctions is untangled. The unusual branches to Deptford Wharf and Bricklayers' Arms are included in detail.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

London Bridge1-16
Bricklayers Arms17-31
Deptford Wharf32-38
New Cross Gate39-45
New Cross (Gate) Loco Shed46-52
Honor Oak Park59-64
Forest Hill65-77
Penge West84-86
Norwood Junction Loco Shed92-94
Norwood Junction95-110
East Croydon111-120

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