TQ2775 : Leaving for Kensington Olympia, Clapham Junction 1966

taken 56 years ago, near to Battersea, Wandsworth, Great Britain

Leaving for Kensington Olympia, Clapham Junction  1966
Leaving for Kensington Olympia, Clapham Junction 1966
This was an odd service, as it was completely unadvertised. It operated a couple each of morning and afternoon peak period journeys, principally to serve the Post Office Savings Bank headquarters near Olympia, using the West London Extension Railway line. In recent years the line has become an integral part of the London Overground network, with a frequent service operating between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction.
Clapham Junction Station

Clapham Junction opened in 1863. The station is located in Battersea not Clapham. Many routes from London's two busiest termini, London Waterloo and Victoria, funnel through the station making it one of the busiest in Europe by number of trains using it, more than one hundred an hour outside peak periods.
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TQ2775, 530 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
26 April 1966   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 December, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Clapham Junction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2738 7561 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.9081N 0:10.0598W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2730 7558
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Railway Train  Steam Locomotive  BR Standard 2-6-4T 

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