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Waterloo and City Railway

Categories: Transport

A shuttle service between Waterloo and Bank (previously 'City') stations designed for commuters. View from the Mirror has a very good post on this line.

Londonist have a good succinct history of this line.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Waterloo and City Railway

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Greathead shield at Bank

This 'Greathead' type tunnelling shield ws left at this point 18 metres below...

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Charles Lightoller

Charles Lightoller

Born Charles Herbert Lightoller in Chorley, Lancashire. He joined the White Star Line in 1900 and served on several ships before being appointed second officer on the Titanic. As the ship was aband...

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy, Transport

1 memorial
Commander James White

Commander James White

Full name James Keaney White. Took command of HMS Peruvian in October 1814. Sailed to Bermuda and in June 1815 took Major Percy with the Waterloo Dispatch from Ostend to Broadstairs and on into Lon...

Person, Armed Forces, Transport

1 memorial
Kingsway tram tunnel / Strand underpass

Kingsway tram tunnel / Strand underpass

The title of Wikipedia's page "Kingsway tramway subway" has way too many 'way's, but the page is very informative. The tunnel was constructed 1906, enabled by the 'slum clearance' project in the A...

Building, Transport

1 memorial
Charles Tyson Yerkes

Charles Tyson Yerkes

First things first - pronounce his name to rhyme to with turkeys.  He has a claim to having created London Transport. Born Philadelphia. The memorial describes him as 'creative' and 'imaginative' ...

Person, Transport, USA

2 memorials
James (Jim) Selby

James (Jim) Selby

Stage coachman.  Lived at 7 Edgware Road.  On 13 July 1888, he established a record by driving “The Old Times” coach from Hatchett's Hotel to the “Old Ship” at Brighton and back - 108 miles in 7 ho...

Person, Sport / Games, Transport

1 memorial