East London Railway


This line made use of Marc Brunel's Wapping and Rotherhithe Tunnel. It connected the ares on the north and south bank of the River Thames in the east of London.

The line was owned by the East London Railway Company from opening until 1933 - the company being joint Great Eastern Railway, London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, London, Dover and Chatham Railway, South Eastern Railway, Metropolitan Railway and Metropolitan and District Railway.

It was extended north Old Kent Road Extension and Shoreditch Extension (East London Railway).

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

A deserted Wapping Station during line closure on 30 May for platform lengthening work. ...
John Thorn 30/05/2014
View south from Wapping station through the Thames Tunnel on 26 May 2014. ...
John Thorn 26/05/2014

With the rail route closed for platform lengthening work TfL opened the Thames Tunnel for walking tours on 26 May. This is the view looking north from ...
John Thorn 26/05/2014