TQ5941 : High Brooms Station

taken 8 years ago, near to Southborough, Kent, Great Britain

High Brooms Station
High Brooms Station
Hastings Line
The Hastings Line links Hastings with Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, then onto London Charing Cross. The line was built by the South Eastern Railway (SER) and opened fully in 1853, having been constructed in phases. Tonbridge to Tunbridge Wells opened in 1846. Tunbridge Wells to Robertsbridge opened in 1851. Robertsbridge to Battle 1852 and Battle to St Leonards (Bo Peep Junction) 1853. The line was built very quickly (and not very well) and several of the tunnels need constant maintenance even today, several of them are single track.
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High Brooms Station
High Brooms railway station is on the Hastings Line ( LinkExternal link ). It serves the northern suburbs of Tunbridge Wells and Southborough. It was opened in 1893 as Southborough Station by the South Eastern Railway, changing to its present name in 1925.
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TQ5941, 1196 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 September, 2009
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 593 413 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.9320N 0:16.6315E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 593 413
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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