Abandoned rail track and tunnel of the Nunhead to Crystal Palace High Level Railway, Dulwich Wood, London

RIBApix ref no RIBA47803
Artist/PhotographerReid, Michael Franklyn
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1865
Image Date1970
Library ReferenceAP Box 193 Southwark
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This line was built to take passengers to the Crystal Palace exhibition site at Sydenham. Train services on this line ceased from 1917-1919 and from 1944-1946 for wartime economies and the line finally closed to all traffic on 20 September 1954.

Subject tags

arches, ruins, railway architecture, bridges, parks