With the opening of the London Overground Service from Clapham Junction to Dalston Junction it is time to say goodbye to the South London Line. The line provided a direct link between the London Brighton and South Coast Railways City and West End termini. Prior to the introduction of electric trams in the 1890s up to eight million passengers a year travelled on this route. The trams bit hard into those numbers however, and by 1908 there were less than three million. Electrification over the ...
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