Monthly Archives: March 2016

Walk 3: Wembley Central walk to Harrow & Wealdstone

Walk 3: WEMBLEY CENTRAL walk to HARROW & WEALDSTONE 2 hours The train line opened in 1838 as part of a long-distance connection between London and Birmingham. Because of congestion issues, an additional set of tracks was built in 1879. … Continue reading

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Walk 2: Queen’s Park walk to Wembley Central

Walk 2: QUEEN’S PARK walk to WEMBLEY CENTRAL 2 1/2 hours The train line opened in 1838 as part of a long-distance connection between London and Birmingham. Because of congestion issues, an additional set of tracks was built in 1879. … Continue reading

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Walk 1: Euston walk to Queen’s Park

Walk 1 EUSTON to QUEENS PARK 1 3/4 hours The train line was the first one offering long-distance services from London and faced a few initial problems. As a railway between Manchester and Liverpool had proved commercially successful in 1830, … Continue reading

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Walk 3: South Ruislip walk to Denham

WALK 3: SOUTH RUISLIP walk to DENHAM est. 3 1/2 hours The train line opened in 1906 as an alternative line for trains between Birmingham and Marylebone terminal, the 1899 line through Amersham being slowed down by stopping trains and … Continue reading

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Walk 2: Wembley Stadium walk to South Ruislip

Walk 2: WEMBLEY STADIUM walk to SOUTH RUISLIP est. 3 hours This train line opened in 1906 as an alternative line to the original 1899 line between Birmingham and Marylebone via Amersham. The problem was that the 1899 line was … Continue reading

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Walk 1: Marylebone walk to Wembley Stadium

Walk 1: MARYLEBONE walk to WEMBLEY STADIUM 4 hours The train line has a very peculiar history. It was originally planned as a sort of high-speed line linking Birmingham with London for the account of a company from the Midlands … Continue reading

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Walk 5: West Drayton walk to Slough

Walk 5: WEST DRAYTON walk to SLOUGH 2 1/2 hours The train line opened in 1838 in order to link London with Bath and the important port of Bristol. Being planned for freight transport, it was originally built with a … Continue reading

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