History of London’s railways

Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London
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This event ended on Tuesday 18th of July 2017

£10/£8concs, book in advance

Venue Information

Museum of London Docklands
West India Quay, E14 4AL

Nearest Stations

West India Quay 0.10 miles



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Join us for a talk on the history of the development of the early railways in London, the rediscovery of structures associated to the early Brunel Great Western Railway and the untold stories of the Elizabeth line. As part of our Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail exhibition, hear all about the secrets unearthed by the Crossrail excavations. With John Liffen, Curator of Communications at the Science Museum, Tim Dunn, Trainspotting Live presenter, Andy Shelley, author of ‘From Brunel to British Rail: The Railway Heritage of the Crossrail Route’ and chaired by Professor Richard Dennis from UCL


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