Place    From 1/10/1860 

Victoria Station

Categories: Transport

The London Brighton and South Coast Railway opened their side of the station in 1860. Another part of the station, The London Chatham and Dover Railway (later South East and Chatham Railway, or SECR) was opened on 25 August 1862.

The 1860 building was replaced in 1906 with the one in our picture. This has some lovely tiled maps in two of the entrance passageways.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Victoria Station

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State of Victoria, Australia

According to Wikipedia the State of Victoria was founded in 1851 so this plaq...

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Santa Maria, ship

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first gas-lit street in the world

first gas-lit street in the world

The first public street lighting with gas was demonstrated in Pall Mall by Frederick Winsor in 1807.  In January he lit the street and in June he put on a special gas-lit exhibition here, celebrati...

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James (Jim) Selby

James (Jim) Selby

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1 memorial