A Branch Line to Disney

HTC Welwyn Garden City Ludwick Way Methodist Church, 149 Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City

  A Hitchin & Welwyn Garden City Branch presentation by Steve Lacey The story of the Gravesend West Street branch which, before the tunnelling under the Thames and East London was complete, formed the way into London via a cord at Southfleet, along the line of the old branch, to join the classic line into…

The Great Northern Railway and King’s Cross

HTC Welwyn Garden City Ludwick Way Methodist Church, 149 Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City

    A Hitchin & Welwyn Garden City branch presentation by Ray Schofield. York was the “gateway to the north”, and just two years after the London & Birmingham Railway - Britain's first mainline – opened, York was connected to the rail network. The route, from Euston via Rugby, Leicester and Derby was 40miles longer…