John Christopher's Victoria Station Through Time PDF

By John Christopher

ISBN-10: 1445602490

ISBN-13: 9781445602493

Victoria Station is the second one within the via Time sequence on London s well-known railway termini. a hundred and fifteen million humans go through Victoria every year, making the station London s moment busiest after Waterloo. The station isn't one, yet really halves, one outfitted for the London, Brighton & South Coast railway, the opposite for the London, Chatham & Dover Railway, with the 1st of those halves starting in October 1860, and the opposite following in August 1862. As such, its structure and layout has constantly been a mating of 2 designated types, every one with its personal reserving workplace, stationmaster, platform numbering and timetable. the unique LBSCR station used to be simple, with an easy iron girder roof, whereas the LCDR station had a large cover roof. a number of rebuildings see us with the station of this day. The amalgamation of varied strains working into the South East and Southern England into the Southern Railway, observed the stations eventually being joined as one. Victoria has been the gateway to the continent, with boat trains operating to numerous ports within the South Coast and is additionally a huge underground station at the Victoria, District and Circle Lines.

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Victoria Station is the second one within the via Time sequence on London s recognized railway termini. a hundred and fifteen million humans go through Victoria every year, making the station London s moment busiest after Waterloo. The station isn't really one, yet really halves, one outfitted for the London, Brighton & South Coast railway, the opposite for the London, Chatham & Dover Railway, with the 1st of those halves starting in October 1860, and the opposite following in August 1862.

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