Category Archives: Victoria train networks

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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Walk 28: Ewell East walk to Leatherhead

Walk 28 EWELL EAST walk to LEATHERHEAD 3 1/4 hours The train line opened in 1847 between Sutton and Epsom and in 1849 between Epsom and Leatherhead. Routing note: This walk connects in Ewell East with Victoria train networks walk … Continue reading

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Walk 27: Sutton walk to Ewell East

Walk 27: SUTTON walk to EWELL EAST 2 1/4 hours The train line opened in 1847 and was supposed to become the main line between London and Portsmouth. There are no trains to Portsmouth running on this line since 1970 … Continue reading

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Walk 26: Sutton walk to Epsom Downs

Walk 26 SUTTON to EPSOM DOWNS 2 3/4 hours The train line opened in 1865 as a double-track line with frequent services on sundays because it served the racecourse at Epsom, one of the most popular places for outings in … Continue reading

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Walk 25: Waddon walk to Sutton

    Walk 25 WADDON walk to SUTTON 2 hours The train line opened in 1847 as part of a new venture to carry passengers from London Bridge and the eastern suburbs to Epsom racecourse, a huge attraction at the time. … Continue reading

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