London Bridge Station Research Paper
History of London Bridge Station – 500
London Bridge Station is one of the busiest stations in London and it is always changing.
The first station was opened on 14 December 1836 at Tooley Street, which is currently the first and oldest station in London. It was opened by the London and Greenwich Railway (LGR). To make money they decided to lease its line and terminus to other railway companies from the south east that wanted access to London.
The London and Croydon Railway (LCR) was the first to reach an agreement with the LGR. They used the LGR tracks, however this ended in June 1839. When they opened a station building to the north of the LGR station. This led to more railways being authorised and built between London and