Monthly Archives: January 2015

Walk 10: Kent House walk to Shortlands

  Walk 10 KENT HOUSE walk to SHORTLANDS 1 3/4 hours The train line between Kent House and Beckenham Junction opened in 1863 as a new main line between London Victoria and Kent. The train line between Beckenham Junction and … Continue reading

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Walk 9: West Dulwich walk to Kent House

Walk 9 WEST DULWICH walk to KENT HOUSE 2 1/4 hours The train line was opened in 1863 as the main line from London to Kent and to the Channel ports. Routing note: This walk connects in West Dulwich with … Continue reading

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Walk 8: Brixton walk to West Dulwich

Walk 8 BRIXTON to WEST DULWICH 2 hours The train line was opened in 1862 as the main line from London to Kent and to the Channel ports. Routing note: This walk connects in Brixton with Victoria train networks walk … Continue reading

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Walk 7: Victoria walk to Brixton

Walk 7 VICTORIA walk to BRIXTON 1 3/4 hours 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 6: Bickley walk to Orpington

Walk 6 BICKLEY to ORPINGTON 2 1/2 hours The train line between Bickley and Petts Wood is a junction opened in 1902 after the merger of two competing companies. The new junction made it easier to commute between Orpington or … Continue reading

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Walk 5: Beckenham Hill walk to Bickley

  Walk 5 BECKENHAM HILL to BICKLEY 2 3/4 hours The train line between Beckenham Hill and Shortlands opened in 1892. It joins in Shortlands the older main line from London Victoria to Kent which had already opened in 1858. … Continue reading

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Walk 4: Nunhead walk to Beckenham Hill

Walk 4 NUNHEAD to BECKENHAM HILL 2 hours The train line opened in 1892 in order to offer an additional link between Bromley and London Victoria as the original train line through Balham and Penge was crowded by the long-distance … Continue reading

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