Monthly Archives: April 2011

Walk 15: Ilford walk to Chadwell Heath

ILFORD walk to CHADWELL HEATH 1 3/4 hours The train line is one of the oldest in London and was opened in 1839. Routing note: This walk connects in Ilford with walk 14. It connects in Chadwell Heath with walk … Continue reading

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Walk 14: Stratford walk to Ilford

STRATFORD walk to ILFORD 2 1/2 hours The train line is one of the oldest in London and was opened in 1839. Routing note: I suggest making detours along the way through Wanstead Flats, an area with no marked paths. … Continue reading

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Walk 13: Liverpool Street walk to Stratford

LIVERPOOL STREET walk to STRATFORD 2 hours The so-called Great Eastern Main Line is one of the oldest train lines in London, a first section being opened in 1839. At that time, trains coming from Stratford stopped at a temporary … Continue reading

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Walk 12: Wood Street Walthamstow walk to Chingford

WOOD STREET walk to CHINGFORD 2 1/2 hours     The first train line passing the location of the present Wood Street station was a railway from Stratford ending at Shern Hall Street, a few hundred yards of the present … Continue reading

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Walk 11: Hackney Downs walk to Wood Street Walthamstow

HACKNEY DOWNS walk to WOOD STREET 2 hours This line has a complicated history. A branch railway linking an existing station at Lea Bridge Road with a station called Shern Hall Street (Walthamstow) was opened in 1870. The current railway … Continue reading

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