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The Coming of the Railway to Southampton
Wed 22nd November @ 19:15 - 21:30
The talk will cover the idea of building the London & Southampton Railway and its subsequent construction with a link to Portsmouth (Gosport), the proposal and subsequent extensions from Woking through Guilford to Havant and the rival fighting with the LB&SCR from the east. It also covers subsequent extensions westwards including Castleman’s Corkscrew.