Group    From 14/10/1996  To 9/11/2003

Connex

Categories: Transport

Full name Connex South Eastern. Train operators in the south-east of England, part of a French based company. Its franchise was due to run until 2011, but the Strategic Rail Authority decided to cut it short, citing poor financial management. At the time it was widely thought that the company should be known by its first syllable only!

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Connex

Creations i

Blackheath Station

Blackheath Station opened for passenger traffic on Monday July 30 1849. To ma...

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Lewisham train disaster

In memory of those who lost their lives. Lewisham train disaster, 4th Decembe...

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Other Subjects

Corporal Harold John Strangward

Corporal Harold John Strangward

Harold John Strangward was born on 30 January 1884 in Marylebone, London, the youngest of the six children of Robert Strangward (1840-1919) and Emily Strangward née Hawkins (1845-1905). His birth w...

Person, Armed Forces, Law, Transport, France, Wales

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Finchley Road

Finchley Road

This highway was constructed in 1835 as an alternative by-pass route to the old road from London to the north, which took the gruelling haul up through the congested streets of Hampstead.

Place, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
Thames Navigation Commission

Thames Navigation Commission

Created in 1751 with responsibility for locks on the river down to Staines.  Subsumed into the Thames Conservancy in 1866. Three generations of the Treacher family held senior positions in the Tha...

Group, Transport

2 memorials
Robert Bell

Robert Bell

Elizabethan seafarer. With Peter Hill he co-founded the St Mary Rotherhithe Free School, to educate the sons of local seafarers. In the nearby church of St Mary the Virgin there is a brass plate co...

Person, Education, Philanthropy, Transport

1 memorial