By John Christopher

ISBN-10: 1445610221

ISBN-13: 9781445610221

the 1st Waterloo Station opened in 1848 and the present construction was once accomplished in 1922, after an immense rebuilding programme all started in 1899. Catering for suburban site visitors, Waterloo can be the key station for trains to Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth and as soon as served the well-known boat trains. within reach used to be the London Necropolis Railway station, which took coffins to Brookwood Cemetery. For a time, the station was once the bottom for Eurostar trains and a brand new Crossrail venture may even see Waterloo attached with Euston. Now Britain’s busiest and biggest station, Waterloo was once initially owned by way of the London & South Western Railway and primary referred to as Waterloo Bridge Station. John Christopher tells the tale of Waterloo from its early beginnings, while the LSWR prolonged its course from 9 Elms, to the current day.

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The 1st Waterloo Station opened in 1848 and the present construction used to be accomplished in 1922, after a massive rebuilding programme begun in 1899. Catering for suburban site visitors, Waterloo can also be the key station for trains to Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth and as soon as served the well-known boat trains.

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