Monthly Archives: March 2015

Walk 28: Ewell East walk to Leatherhead

Walk 28 EWELL EAST walk to LEATHERHEAD 3 1/4 hours The train line opened in 1847 between Sutton and Epsom and in 1849 between Epsom and Leatherhead. Routing note: This walk connects in Ewell East with Victoria train networks walk … Continue reading

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Walk 27: Sutton walk to Ewell East

Walk 27: SUTTON walk to EWELL EAST 2 1/4 hours The train line opened in 1847 and was supposed to become the main line between London and Portsmouth. There are no trains to Portsmouth running on this line since 1970 … Continue reading

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Walk 26: Sutton walk to Epsom Downs

Walk 26 SUTTON to EPSOM DOWNS 2 3/4 hours The train line opened in 1865 as a double-track line with frequent services on sundays because it served the racecourse at Epsom, one of the most popular places for outings in … Continue reading

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Walk 25: Waddon walk to Sutton

    Walk 25 WADDON walk to SUTTON 2 hours The train line opened in 1847 as part of a new venture to carry passengers from London Bridge and the eastern suburbs to Epsom racecourse, a huge attraction at the time. … Continue reading

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Walk 24: Selhurst walk to Waddon

Walk 24 SELHURST walk to WADDON 1 1/2 hours A train line linking London Victoria and East Croydon via Selhurst opened in 1862 while a train line linking London Bridge and West Croydon via Norwood Junction had already opened in … Continue reading

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Walk 23: Chipstead walk to Tattenham Corner

  Walk 23 CHIPSTEAD walk to TATTENHAM CORNER 3 hours The train line opened as a temporary measure as a single track line in 1897 between Chipstead and Kingswood. The final opening including the double tracks and the stations between … Continue reading

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Walk 22: Purley walk to Chipstead

Walk 22 PURLEY to CHIPSTEAD 2 1/4 hours The train line opened in 1897. Its primary objective was to carry passengers to the Epsom Downs racecourse, in competition with other train lines. Routing note: This walk connects in Purley with … Continue reading

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