Category Archives: Waterloo network

Walk 20: Worcester Park walk to Epsom

Walk 20 WORCESTER PARK walk to EPSOM 2 1/2 hours The train line opened in 1859 in order to offer train services from Waterloo terminal to the hugely popular racecourse at Epsom. The train company wanted to compete with an … Continue reading

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Walk 19: Motspur Park walk to Chessington South

Walk 19: MOTSPUR PARK walk to CHESSINGTON SOUTH 2 hours The train line opened much later than most suburban lines in the London area, namely in 1938 to Tolworth and in 1939 to Chessington. The train company had been operating … Continue reading

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Walk 18: Raynes Park walk to Worcester Park

Walk 18: RAYNES PARK walk to WORCESTER PARK 2 hours The train line opened in 1859 in order to offer train services from Waterloo terminal to the hugely popular racecourse at Epsom. The train company wanted to compete with an … Continue reading

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Walk 17: Surbiton walk to Claygate

Walk 17: SURBITON walk to CLAYGATE est. 2 hours The train line opened in 1885 as an alternative route between London and Guildford via Cobham. It was meant as a suburban railway but could also be used as a replacement … Continue reading

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Walk 16: Surbiton walk to Hampton Court

Walk 16: SURBITON walk to HAMPTON COURT est. 1 1/2 hours The train line opened in 1849 as a suburban branch off the main line. Although traffic is very limited normally because there is a more convenient way of travelling … Continue reading

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Walk 15: New Malden walk to Surbiton

Walk 15 NEW MALDEN walk to SURBITON est. 2 1/2 hours The train line is the main line to the important Channel port of Southampton and was therefore opened as early as 1838. Routing note: This walk connects in New Malden … Continue reading

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Walk 14: Hampton walk to Sunbury

Walk 14:  HAMPTON walk to SUNBURY est. 1 1/2 hours The train line was opened in 1864 as a suburban train line from Twickenham to Shepperton. . Routing note: The walk connects in Hampton with walk 13. The walk is … Continue reading

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Walk 13: Teddington walk to Hampton

Walk 13: TEDDINGTON walk to HAMPTON est. 3 hours The train line opened in 1864 as a suburban railway linking Twickenham with Shepperton. A junction was put in place in 1894 to enable trains to run directly from Kingston to Shepperton … Continue reading

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Walk 12: Kingston walk to Teddington

Walk 12 KINGSTON walk to TEDDINGTON 3 1/2 hours The train line opened in 1863 as a train line joining Kingston and London via Richmond when the train company was unable to get permission to build a slighly faster line … Continue reading

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Walk 11: Raynes Park walk to Kingston

Walk 11: RAYNES PARK walk to KINGSTON core route 2 hours optional loop through Ham add 3 hours The train line between Raynes Park and New Malden opened in 1838 as the main line from London to Southampton, running initially … Continue reading

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