Hastings Line :: Shared Description

The Hastings Line links Hastings with Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, then onto London Charing Cross. The line was built by South East Railways (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 on them are single track.
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TQ6527 : Station House, Stonegate Station by N Chadwick
TQ7612 : Footbridge at Crowhurst Station by Oast House Archive
TQ5839 : Wells Tunnel Entrance by N Chadwick
TQ5941 : High Brooms Station by N Chadwick
TQ8009 : St Leonard's Warrior Square Station by N Chadwick
TQ5940 : The Hastings Line by N Chadwick
TQ6036 : The Hastings line south of Frant Station by N Chadwick
TQ8109 : Hastings Line by Oast House Archive
TQ5940 : Hastings Line by N Chadwick
TQ5940 : The Hastings Line by N Chadwick
TQ5942 : Train crossing Southborough Viaduct by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Wells Tunnel, Tunbridge Wells Station by N Chadwick
TQ7809 : West St Leonards Station by Oast House Archive
TQ8009 : St Leonard's Warrior Square Station by N Chadwick
TQ6527 : Stonegate Station by N Chadwick
TQ6826 : Railway Crossing, Shrub Lane by Oast House Archive
TQ5941 : Hastings Line north of High Brooms Station by N Chadwick
TQ5746 : Going under the railway by N Chadwick
TQ7323 : Robertsbridge Station by N Chadwick
TQ5940 : The Hastings Line by N Chadwick
TQ5941 : High Brooms Station. by N Chadwick
TQ5941 : High Brooms Station by N Chadwick
TQ7514 : Railway cutting, Hastings Line by N Chadwick
TQ5840 : Line to High Brooms by N Chadwick
TQ5944 : The Hastings Line by N Chadwick

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Created: Sun, 29 Aug 2010, Updated: Wed, 30 Mar 2011

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