Leatherhead Railway

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Sutton & Mole Valley Lines - History of The Route
... The railway lines used by this service were the result of several schemes 1847 West Croydon to Sutton and Epsom railway opened by the London, Brighton and. 1857 Wimbledon and Dorking Railway authorised under the auspices of the London and South Western Railway, reached no further than Epsom ... The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LBSCR) was eventually successful on 1 August 1859 ...

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