Monthly Archives: April 2014

Walk 2: Wandsworth Road walk to Peckham Rye

Walk 2 WANDSWORTH ROAD to PECKHAM RYE 2 1/4 hours The train line opened in 1862 in order to enable passengers from Kent to take trains directly into the West End. Trains originally called between Clapham High Street and Denmark … Continue reading

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Walk 1: Victoria walk to Wandsworth Road

Walk 1 VICTORIA to WANDSWORTH ROAD 1 3/4 hour The first train line in the area opened in 1858 between a terminal called Pimlico (but located at the south end of Chelsea Bridge), Balham and Crystal Palace. The company was … Continue reading

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Walk 12/12A: Wimbledon walk to Streatham to Streatham Common

  Walk 12 WIMBLEDON to STREATHAM 3 hours The train line opened in 1868 in order to offer a direct link between Wimbledon and London Bridge terminal. Routing note: This walk connects in Wimbledon with Blackfriars/Thameslink walk 11, with Waterloo … Continue reading

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Walk 11: St. Helier walk to Wimbledon

Walk 11 ST HELIER to WIMBLEDON 3 hours  This train line has an interesting history. The original plans were set up by local landowners who hoped to sell their estates to speculative developpers if they could improve access for commuters … Continue reading

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Walk 10: Sutton walk to St. Helier

Walk 10 SUTTON to ST HELIER 2 hours This train line has an interesting history. The original plans were set up by local landowners who hoped to sell their estates to speculative developpers if they could improve access for commuters … Continue reading

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Walk 9: Mitcham Eastfields walk to Sutton

Walk 9 MITCHAM EASTFIELDS to SUTTON 3 hours The train line opened in 1868. It was originally planned as a connection between the Dorking area and the City of London, using the terminal at London Bridge. Routing note This walk … Continue reading

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