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Bakerloo Line from Honor Oak
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michael


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Post: #1
25-08-2009 01:45 PM

Forget the 63. The best way to get from Honor Oak Park to Peckham, Elephant and Castle, and Oxford Circus might one day be the Bakerloo Line.


Details at http://londonreconnections.blogspot.com/...s-and.html

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NewForester


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Joined: Feb 2008
Post: #2
25-08-2009 03:06 PM

Surely it would run to Crofton Park rather than Honor Oak, unless they plan to lay a new track bed?

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michael


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Post: #3
25-08-2009 03:59 PM

They were considering tunnelling. Which would add a new line without removing existing capacity.

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johnnyb7


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Post: #4
25-08-2009 07:30 PM

If you trawl back through Hansard, for most of the 1990s the extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle was the preferred option of our illustrious Member of Parliament. No wonder it took so long for the East London Line project to get off the ground.

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Sherwood


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Post: #5
26-08-2009 08:19 AM

It would have been a better option for Forest Hill.

However, I think Lewisham Council favour the Bakerloo line being extended to Catford along the existing railway tracks to Hayes.

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