Category Archives: Fenchurch Street network

Train line from London to Purfleet. For the line from Barking to Upminster, please see under District Line

Walk 5: Rainham walk to Purfleet

RAINHAM walk to PURFLEET 2 hours Routing note: this walk connects with walk 4 in Rainham. Technically, this route is outside of London Transport zones. I wrote it for two reasons: – it offers a feeling of wide open spaces … Continue reading

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Walk 4: Dagenham Dock walk to Rainham

DAGENHAM DOCK walk to RAINHAM 2 1/2 hours Routing note: This walk connects with walk 3 in Dagenham Dock and with walk 5 in Purfleet. As the route crosses unmarked open spaces and country parks for most of the way, … Continue reading

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Walk 3: Barking walk to Dagenham Dock

BARKING walk to DAGENHAM DOCK 1 1/2 hour Routing note: This walk connects with walk 2 in Barking and will also connect there to District Line walks 14 and 15 and to London Overground walk 17. There are also trains running from Barking … Continue reading

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Walk 2 : West Ham walk to Barking

WEST HAM to BARKING 2 hours The train line was opened in 1858 between London Fenchurch Street and Barking via Plaistow while West Ham station opened in 1901. West Ham closed in 1962 and trains ran non-stop, but was reopened … Continue reading

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Walk 1: Fenchurch Street walk to West Ham

FENCHURCH STREET to WEST HAM 3 hours The train line is a combination of several old bits and pieces, so that its history turns quite complicated. The very oldest line was called the London & Blackwall railway and ran from … Continue reading

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