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    Search the historical London street directory, pub history site and World War One records of gallantry and casualties by surname, street or pub name; including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This site justs get more interesting.

    Accessible Rail Travel & Train stations in London - Travel

    TFL – Transport for London. Updated May 2012.

    Ticket pricing for the Buses and Underground all the London railway stations :

    Transport around London is best done using the tube (underground). For a nominal £3 plus the amount of credit you wish to start with, I highly recommend purchasing an oyster card. There are also a number of London Overground lines which are also now part of the TFL network.

    There are also a considerable number of National Rail lines. Many are now in the London TFL system, inside the Oyster card zones 1 - 9.

    The TFL oyster card is similar to a credit card, and provides the cheapest option to travel around London on the tubes and buses; and this now applies to contactless bank cards. The fare will be debited from the card as you use it, and here are a list of charges depending on which parts / zones of London you visit. That means you could travel all day in a 24 hour period for this amount; on tubes and buses. It is important that you ‘touch in’ at the yellow card reader and also ‘touch out’ at the end of the journey.
    You can update the amount of credit at thousands of stations and you will be charged the minimum amount automatically. The oyster card is also discounted against purchasing tickets for individual journeys. Compare this with the oyster card - I think this card is amazing value.
    The oyster card is not available to use on many National Rail services, and definitely NOT on the Heathrow express service or the express service from St Pancras to Stratford. But, you can actually use the slower underground service from Heathrow as part of the daily cost. The new CrossRail service will be included in these charges.

    For accessible rail travel in London, the site lists important detail from a number of sources. The step-free guides are very useful in highlighting those stations where you have the best chance of not getting stuck on a train. The best recommendations are the newer DLR and Jubilee lines where some thought has been put into the initial planning.

     This map is great, the London and South East map

    (I forgot to mention, accompanied children under the age of 10 travel free.)

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