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 on the far side of the middle platform.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 1 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3079 6967 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.6586N 0:7.2477W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3073 6971
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Railway Station 

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