TQ3069 : Norbury station

taken 7 years ago, near to West Norwood, Croydon, Great Britain

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Norbury station
Norbury station
The Balham Hill & East Croydon line was constructed by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway as a short-cut on the Brighton Main Line to Victoria, avoiding Crystal Palace and Norwood Junction. The line was opened on 1st December 1862, but Norbury station was not opened until January 1878, as the surrounding area was quite rural. The station was rebuilt in 1903 when the lines were quadrupled. A nature area has been created on the middle platform as can be seen here. The fast lines are to the right of the middle platform and stopping trains use those to the leftto the left.
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TQ3069, 94 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3078 6965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.6479N 0:7.2568W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3075 6967
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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