Monthly Archives: November 2016

Walk 9: West Brompton walk to Clapham Junction

Walk 9: WEST BROMPTON walk to CLAPHAM JUNCTION 3 hours The train line was built in 1863 in order to provide a direct link between the Midlands and the Channel ports bypassing central London. Passenger services changed several times and … Continue reading

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Walk 8: Willesden Junction walk to West Brompton

Walk 8: WILLESDEN JUNCTION walk to WEST BROMPTON 3 hours A train line opened in 1844 between Willesden Junction and present “Kensington (Olympia)” station in order to provide access to a canal basin linked with the Thames. Due to planning … Continue reading

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Walk 7: Finchley Road & Frognal walk to Willesden Junction

Walk 7: FINCHLEY ROAD & FROGNAL walk to WILLESDEN JUNCTION 2 hours The train line was opened in 1860 in order to provide a link between the Euston main line and the Docklands bypassing the congested Primrose Hill junction. Routing … Continue reading

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Walk 6: Gospel Oak walk to Finchley Road & Frognal

Walk 6: GOSPEL OAK walk to FINCHLEY ROAD & FROGNAL 2 1/4 hours The train line was opened in 1860 in order to provide a link between the Euston main line and the Docklands bypassing the congested Primrose Hill junction. Routing … Continue reading

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Walk 5: Canonbury walk to Gospel Oak

Walk 5: CANONBURY walk to GOSPEL OAK 2 1/2 hours The train line between Canonbury and Camden Town was opened in 1850 in order to provide a link between the Euston main line and the Docklands. Because of congestion issues … Continue reading

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Walk 4: Whitechapel walk to Canonbury

Walk 4: WHITECHAPEL walk to CANONBURY 2 hours A train line was opened in 1865 between Canonbury and a station called Shoreditch, continuing to a terminal called Broad Street. This line declined after World War II and closed in 1985. … Continue reading

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