Waterloo Station Through Time

Waterloo Station Through Time

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Waterloo Station Through Time - Signed

The first Waterloo Station opened in 1848 and was originally owned by the London & South Western Railway and originally known as Waterloo Bridge Station. John Christopher tells the story of Waterloo from its early beginnings, when the LSWR extended its route from Nine Elms, to the present day. 

What's inside 'Waterloo Station Through Time'

The current building was completed in 1922 following 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.

Eurostar trains and Waterloo Station

For a time, the station was the base for Eurostar trains and a new Crossrail project may see Waterloo connected with Euston. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Waterloo Station has changed and developed over the years. It is now Britain's busiest and largest station.

Other London railway stations in this 'Through Time' series include Paddington Station, Victoria StationKing's Cross Station and Euston Station.

'Waterloo Station Through Time' in detail

Author: John Christopher (signed)
Publisher: Amberley Publishing 2015
ISBN: 9781445650852
Format: Softback 96 pages
Size: 235 x 165 mm
Condition: New

Part of the Droids Books Collection