Category Archives: Blackfriars / Thameslink network

Trains leaving from Blackfriars or St. Pancras

Walk 12/12A: Wimbledon walk to Streatham to Streatham Common

  Walk 12 WIMBLEDON to STREATHAM 3 hours The train line opened in 1868 in order to offer a direct link between Wimbledon and London Bridge terminal. Routing note: This walk connects in Wimbledon with Blackfriars/Thameslink walk 11, with Waterloo … Continue reading

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Walk 11: St. Helier walk to Wimbledon

Walk 11 ST HELIER to WIMBLEDON 3 hours  This train line has an interesting history. The original plans were set up by local landowners who hoped to sell their estates to speculative developpers if they could improve access for commuters … Continue reading

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Walk 10: Sutton walk to St. Helier

Walk 10 SUTTON to ST HELIER 2 hours This train line has an interesting history. The original plans were set up by local landowners who hoped to sell their estates to speculative developpers if they could improve access for commuters … Continue reading

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Walk 9: Mitcham Eastfields walk to Sutton

Walk 9 MITCHAM EASTFIELDS to SUTTON 3 hours The train line opened in 1868. It was originally planned as a connection between the Dorking area and the City of London, using the terminal at London Bridge. Routing note This walk … Continue reading

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Walk 8: Herne Hill walk to Mitcham Eastfields

Walk 8 HERNE HILL to MITCHAM EASTFIELDS 2 1/2 hours The train line between Herne Hill and Tulse Hill opened in 1869, that between Tulse Hill and Mitcham Eastfields in 1868. Routing note This walk connects in Herne Hill with … Continue reading

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Walk 7: Elephant & Castle walk to Denmark Hill

Walk 7 ELEPHANT & CASTLE to DENMARK HILL  1 1/2 hours The train line south of Elephant & Castle opened in 1862 but ran to Brixton. The junction enabling direct traffic towards Denmark Hill opened in 1872. Between Elephant & … Continue reading

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Walk 6: Elephant & Castle walk to Herne Hill

Walk 6 ELEPHANT & CASTLE to HERNE HILL 2 3/4 hours The train line opened in 1862 as a branch linking the existing train line from Kent with the City of London. It first ran only to Elephant & Castle … Continue reading

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