Waterloo Station Through Time PDF ePub eBook

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Waterloo Station Through Time free pdf The first Waterloo Station opened in 1848 and the current building was completed in 1922, after a huge rebuilding programme started in 1899. Catering for suburban traffic, Waterloo is also the major station for trains to Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth and once served the famous boat trains. Close by was the London Necropolis Railway station, which took coffins to Brookwood Cemetery. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Waterloo Station has changed and developed over the years. For a time, the station was the base for Eurostar trains and a new Crossrail project may see Waterloo connected with Euston. Now Britain's busiest and largest station, Waterloo was originally owned by the London

About John Christopher

John Christopher has written on Paddington and Victoria stations for Amberley and is currently working on books about Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston stations. He is an acknowledged expert on Isambard Kingdom Brunel and lives in Gloucestershire. In between writing books, he is a balloon pilot.

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Author : John Christopher
Publisher : Amberley Publishing
Data Published : 16 May 2013
ISBN : 1445610221
EAN : 9781445610221
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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