A Rambling Trip Around South London

After a meeting at Purley, I Stopped off at East Croydon where I decided to Ramble Around South London seeing where the Buses and Trams would take me.

My first journey was from George street to Wimbledon on the number 4 tram.  At Wimbledon, I stopped off at Greggs for a hot slice then decided to travel back to Central London via the bus network.  To this end, I got a 156 which terminated at Vauxhall (going past Battersea Power Station I got to see the TBMs that are being used to create the tunnels for the Northen Line spur to the power station).

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Day Out to Watford Junction

The Trip

  • 12.45pm Surrey Docks (Wetherspoon) for a cup of tea and last-minute planning   
  • Walk to Surrey Quays Overground Station.
  • Take London Overground to Clapham Junction.   
  • Change to London Overground to Willesden Junction.
  • Change to London Overground to Watford Junction.
  • Take local bus to Watford High Street (Arriva Bus Route 324).
  • Stopped at the Wetherspoon pub The Moon Under the Water (Wetherspoon) for a cup of tea and then McDonald’s for a quarter pounder with cheese.   
  • Took TfL route 142 to Stanmore.
  • Took Jubilee Line (Underground) to West Hampstead.    
  • Changed to London Overground to Gospel Oak. 
  • Changed again to London Overground to Barking   
  • Stopped at the Barking Dog.
  • Then took District Line (Underground) to Upminster.   
  • Took London Overground Class 321 to Romford.    
  • Stopped at the Moon and Stars (Wetherspoon) then the McDonalds for another quarter pounder with cheese.   
  • Took TfL Rail Service to Stratford   
  • Changes here onto a Jubilee Line (Underground) train to Canada Water.   
  • Walk via Tesco to Surrey Docks (Wetherspoon) to round out the day.