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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.
23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating
23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London
23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.
Top Train-related places to visit in London.
Railway related places, locations, tales, and events from history. Many railway stations in London are massive social hubs of meeting places and seeing off points, ripe for drama!
TOP 10 TRAIN RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:
MORE TRAIN SIGHTS:
11. Birthplace of the Underground @ Paddington Station
12. Clapham Junction Station @ Grant Road
13. First Flying Bomb @ Grove Road, Bow, London
14. Knighton Wood's Train Track @ Knighton Wood, Monkhams Lane, Buckhurst Hill
15. Deptford: Londons Oldest Station @ Deptford High Street, Deptford, London
16. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
17. Waterloo Station @ Waterloo Road