Monthly Archives: April 2015

Walk 1: Waterloo walk to Clapham Junction

Walk 1 WATERLOO walk to CLAPHAM JUNCTION 2 1/2 hours The original train line from the South-West reached London in 1839 with the line ending at a temporary terminal called Nine Elms and located between the present-day stations of Queenstown Road … Continue reading

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Walk 31: Balham walk to Mitcham Eastfields

Walk 31 BALHAM walk to MITCHAM EASTFIELDS est. 2 hours Trains on this line actually use a junction between two pre-existing lines, the line from Balham to Crystal Palace opened in 1856 and the line from Streatham to Sutton built in … Continue reading

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Walk 30: Box Hill & Westhumble walk to Dorking

Walk 30 BOXHILL & WESTHUMBLE to DORKING 1 hour The train line opened in 1867 as part of a connection between London and the Surrey coast. Parliament had authorised a line through Dorking as early as 1846 but financial difficulties … Continue reading

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Walk 29: Leatherhead walk to Box Hill & Westhumble

Walk 29 LEATHERHEAD walk to BOX HILL & WESTHUMBLE 2 3/4 hours The train line opened in 1867. Routing note: This walk connects in Leatherhead with Victoria train networks walk 28. It connects in Box Hill & Westhumble with walk … Continue reading

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