Outer South London Line
The name South London Line stands for two railway lines in the British capital London, which respectively connect the Victoria Station and London Bridge together. They are called Inner South London Line and Outer South London Line.
- 2.1 Route
- 2.2 history
- 2.3 Operation
Inner South London Line
The Inner South London Line runs from Victoria via Clapham High Street, Denmark Hill and South Bermondsey to London Bridge.
1862, the London, Chatham and Dover Railway ( LCDR ) was tasked with the construction of space closure between the Chatham Main Line and the South Eastern Main Line, the two operators were in the competition.
1903, the line was electrified as the first in England.
Today on the track run Southern trains between Victoria and London Bridge in the shuttle.
Lewisham - - Dartford and Sutton - In addition, the use trains Victoria London Bridge and the Thames Link Connections sections of the Inner South London Line.
From 2012, the extension of the East London Line from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction to go into operation, and thus the Inner South London Line from Queens Road ( Peckham ) to Wandsworth Road to share. It is planned that the Inner South London Line is operated exclusively by London Overground trains every fifteen minutes, which would mean that the direct would be removed despite several local protests between Victoria and London Bridge .. Denmark Hill and Peckham Rye would then transfer points to Thameslink offer. In addition, further connections are planned, which the Inner South London Line partially traveled: From London Victoria via Peckham Rye by Lewisham and Dartford and London Bridge via Peckham Rye to Croydon and beyond.
Reactivation of station Brixton East by the London Overground is up for debate, because there is in the immediate vicinity of Brixton train station for the Victoria Line of the London Underground.
Outer South London Line
The 25.7 -kilometer Outer South London Line ( OSLL ) leads from Victoria via Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace and New Cross Gate to London Bridge.
1854, the section was Crystal Palace - Sydenham opened by the West End of London and Crystal Palace Railway, as part of the relocation of the Crystal Palace from Hyde Park in the south of London. Sydenham was on the line of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.
On 1 December 1856, the connection was Crystal Palace - Clapham Junction opened, in Clapham Junction the connection to the London and South Western Railway (now South Western Main Line) was made possible.
The line serves as a connection between the two northern branches of the Brighton Main Line, which terminate in Victoria or London Bridge.
In addition to retaining all through trains Victoria - London Bridge, serve diverse Train links also partly the Outer South London Line.
- Southern: London Victoria to Brighton / Eastbourne - Ore: wrong their express trains also stop still in Clapham Junction railway station between London Victoria and Balham and Crystal Palace on the OSLL and leaves.
- Southern London Bridge to Brighton / Eastbourne: runs between Sydenham and London Bridge on the OSLL
- Thameslink Bedford - London Bridge - Brighton: runs between London Bridge and Sydenham on the OSLL
- London Overground: The first extension of the East London Line uses between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace the OSLL and leads to her a quarter of an hour, stopping at all stations.
- Further still run between Victoria and Crystal Palace train movements to Epsom or Beckenham Junction on the OSLL.
- The Southern trains Milton Keynes Central - East Croydon, which operate via West London Line between Clapham Junction and Balham lead over the OSLL and serve all stations.