Especially for railway enthusiasts, like you and me, I have compiled a selection of train, tube and tram rides that pass through, or near to Wimbledon.
Enjoy rides along unwelded rail joints on tube and railway lines! View steam locomotive 34046 Braunton thundering through Wimbledon Station.
If you like diesel locomotives and freight movements, I highly recommend Diesel Hauled Freight at Clapham Junction – but ensure your speakers are turned up to fully hear the deep roar of heavy diesel locomotives.
Morden Station to Morden depot. 4 minutes
Tube Cab ride between Morden Station and Morden depot. This footage from 1990 was part of the Northern Line’s 1890 to 1990 centenary celebrations.
Southfields to Wimbledon Station on the District Line. Driver’s View. 6 minutes
South Wimbledon to Morden Station on the Northern Line – Driver’s View. 2.3 minutes
Steam Locomotive 34046 Braunton Speeding through Wimbledon Station towards Raynes Park. 1.23 minutes
Secrets of The Trams – Beckenham Junction to Wimbledon Station. 6 minutes
Stephen Parascandolo’s Unofficial Tramlink Website
You may wish to view Stephen Parascandolo’s Unofficial Tramlink Website.
Stephen died on February 7th 2007 after his car was in a collision in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Stephen was a dedicated train and tramway enthusiast and created his highly informative Tramlink website which contains beautiful photographs and has a wealth of information about this South West London tramway system.
His legacy continues in the form of the website.
Selection of trains passing through Wimbledon and Earsfield Stations. 4.25 minutes
For those of you who, like the webmaster of this site, like diesel locomotives, a 9 minute compilation:
Diesel Hauled Freight at Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Road in South West London