Place    From 1839  To 1846

London and Croydon Railway

Categories: Transport

It ran from London Bridge to central Croydon, partly following the route of the defunct Croydon Canal. It eventually merged with other railways to form the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, whose war memorial is at Victoria Station.

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

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
London and Croydon Railway

Commemorated atInformation

Forest Hill mural

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Named not for its own two towers but for the nearby, pre-existing Tower. Designed by Horace Jones, the City Architect, in collaboration with the engineer, John Wolfe Barry. 8 years to build. See th...

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4 memorials
men of Great Northern Railway who gave their lives in WW1

men of Great Northern Railway who gave their lives in WW1

Forgive us, we've used this page as somewhere to hold the picture of the memorial in its original 1920 location.

Group, War Memorial other, Transport

3 memorials
Network SouthEast

Network SouthEast

Operated trains in London and the South East.

Group, Transport

1 memorial
Euston Arch

Euston Arch

The massive Doric arch, designed by Philip Hardwick, was the entrance to the original 1837 Euston Station which was on Drummond Street (which used to run further east than it does now) quite close ...

Building, Transport

2 memorials
Samuel Plimsoll

Samuel Plimsoll

Born Bristol. "The sailors' friend", whose Load Line prevented ships becoming dangerously overloaded.  Sand shoes were renamed for him since the lower section is rubber and the upper is canvas: dry...

Person, Politics & Administration, Transport

1 memorial