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March 2017

Tuesday 21st

The Surrey Iron Railway; The world's first public rail network - West Barnes Local History Group

In this informative talk, Eric Shaw of Wandle Industrial Museum, reveals the story of the world’s first publicly owned railway, founded in 1803.

Discover more about the Surrey Iron Railway, which ran from the river Thames at Wandsworth, to Pitlake in Croydon via Mitcham.

Tuesday 21 March, 10:30 – 12:00
West Barnes Library
Station Road, New Malden
Admission FREE

Sarah Gould
Service Manager (Heritage & Local Studies)
Community & Housing
Sarah.Gould@merton.gov.uk

More information : 020 8545 3239
local.studies@merton.gov.uk

http://www.merton.gov.uk/heritage http://www.merton.gov.uk/memories

Event details

Time:
10.30-12.00pm
Forum:
Local News
Posted by:
WCF
Venue:
West Barnes Library, Station Road, New Malden
Website:
www.merton.gov.uk