Southern Main Lines

Victoria to East Croydon

ISBN:978 0 906520 40 6
First Published:01 April 1987
Last Reprinted:24 August 2013
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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The piecemeal creation of this important route is told concisely and the expansion of the stations to meet a massive increase in passengers is fully illustrated, with numerous photographs and maps. The transition of the railway from the days of the top hat to the era of the Gatwick Express is described in great detail.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Grosvenor Road29
Battersea Park30-38
Clapham Junction39-53
New Wandsworth54
Wandsworth Common55-62
Streatham Common76-79
Thornton Heath85-92
East Croydon105-120

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