21st February 2018

An illustrated talk on the railways of Kingston upon Thames

John King gave an illustrated talk on the railways of Kingston upon Thames, based on his new book. gave an illustrated talk on the railways of Kingston upon Thames, based on his new book.

This will included an explanation of why the railway went through Surbiton rather than Kingston, the plans for the Metropolitan District’s foray into South West London, the impact of third-rail electrification and the unfinished business of the Art Deco Line to Chessington.