Place    From 1836  To 1923

London and Greenwich Railway

Categories: Transport

The first steam railway to have a terminus in London. Originally it ran, largely on viaducts, between Deptford and Spa Road Bermondsey. By 1838 it had been extended at both ends: from Deptford to Greenwich and from Spa Road to London Bridge. Initiated and designed by Colonel George Thomas Landmann. The holding company continued in existence until 1923. View from the Mirror have a whole post about this railway with lots of pictures.

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

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London and Greenwich Railway

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Abbey Street Bridge

Bermondsey Abbey Street Bridge Designed by Colonel George Thomas Landmann, Ro...

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Deptford Station carriage ramp

{Above a medallion with the inscription 'London & Greenwich Railway Compa...

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Greenwich Station

{Rectangular plaque:} Greenwich Station opened 24th December 1838. The easter...

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London and Greenwich Railway - Deptford

{Circular plaque, around a drawing of the viaduct and St James's Bermondsey c...

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Spa Road Station - Priter Road

{Circular plaque:} {Circular plaque, around a drawing of the viaduct and St J...

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