Women cart drivers emerging from their depot at The Bricklayers Arms on the Old Kent Road circa 1918.

Women cart drivers emerging from their depot at The Bricklayers Arms on the Old Kent Road circa

Chatham Railway This sign of the London, Chatham & Dover Railway still proudly stands at Blackfriars Railway Bridge, dated 1864, some 35 years before it was rolled into the new South East Railway. The Arms (clockwise from top) are Kent, Dover, Rochester and the City of London. Blackfriars Bridge Tube: Blackfriars

Rolled into the new South East Railway.

South East & Chatham C Class 0-6-0 by Wainwright at Longhedge Works, Battersea

South East & Chatham C Class by Wainwright at Longhedge Works, Battersea

A female carter with her horse employed by the South East and Chatham Railway Company at depot at the Bricklayers Arms depot in the Old Kent Road, London.

Q A female carter with her horse employed by the South East and Chatham Railway Company at depot at the Bricklayers Arms depot in the Old Kent Road London

SECR 'D' class No.737 - The elaborate livery on this locomotive (built in 1901) was created to help give the newly formed South Eastern and Chatham Railway a positive image. Wainwright's 'D' class was designed for express trains, but was later used on branch lines in the South East of England until it was withdrawn in 1956.  - The National Railway Museum, York

South Eastern & Chatham Railway Class D steam locomotive No 1901

RailPictures.Net Photo: SECR 263 South Eastern & Chatham Railway Steam 0-4-4 at Sheffield Park, East Sussex, United Kingdom by Kevin Andrusia

Net Photo: SECR 263 South Eastern & Chatham Railway Steam at Sheffield Park, East Sussex, United Kingdom by Kevin Andrusia

St Pancras Station - London. Photograph taken in May 1941 after fice bombs hit the station. One of which got through the; roof,  platform and floor before exploding on the undercroft causing serious damage to the station.

Bomb damage at St Pancras station, London,

London, Charing Cross Railway Station, South East & Chatham Railway

London, Charing Cross Railway Station, South East & Chatham Railway

The London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) was a railway company in south-eastern England created 1 August 1859, when the East Kent Railway was given Parliamentary approval to change its name. Its lines ran through London and northern and eastern Kent to form a significant part of the Greater London commuter network. The company existed until 31 December 1922 when its assets were merged with those of other companies to form the Southern Railway as a result of the grouping determined by the…

The London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) was a railway company in south-eastern England created 1 August 1859, when the East Kent Railway was given Parliamentary approval to change its name. Its lines ran through London and northern and eastern Kent to form a significant part of the Greater London commuter network. The company existed until 31 December 1922 when its assets were merged with those of other companies to form the Southern Railway as a result of the grouping determined by the…

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