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The History of the Barking to Gospel Oak Line

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The History of the Barking to Gospel Oak Line

Time: November 10, 2012 from 2:30pm to 4pm
Location: Railway Fields
Street: Green Lanes
City/Town: London, N4 1SB
Website or Map: http://friendsofrailwayfields…
Event Type: talk
Organized By: Friends of Railway Fields
Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2012

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There has been a train station at Harringay Green Lanes for over 130 years and the line of which it is a part is even older still. The history of the origins and growth of the Barking to Gospel Oak line provides a fascinating insight into the development of north London.

* Come and hear eminent railway historian and author, Jim Connor, talk about the history of the line and the stations along its route.

* Learn about the now-closed stations and railway links in the area.

* Includes a fascinating display of photographs, showing the stations as they were in earlier times and as they are now, as well as old maps of the Railway Fields site.

* A chance to look over the modern Railway Fields and discover the original buffers in the midst of this beautiful conservation area.

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