XII. Fenchurch Street Station, near the Bank, on the S. side
of Fenchurch Street, terminus of the Blackwall Railway to
Shadwell, Stepney , Limehouse, West India Docks, Poplar, and
On the right (S.) bank of the Thames : —
XIII. London Bridge Station, the terminus of the Brighton
and South Coast Railway-, via New Cross, Forest Hill, Sydenham
(Crystal Palace), Norwood Junction (where the line from Victoria
station , p. 28, joins), Croydon, Caterham , Red Hill Junction
(branch to theAV. for Reigate, Box Hill, and Dorking ; to the E. for
Dover), Three Bridges (for Arundel), and Hay ward's Heath (junction
for Lewes and Newhaven), to Brighton. Also to Chichester and Ports¬
mouth for the Isle of Wight. London Bridge Station was formerly
the chief station for the trains to Folkestone and Dover , but now
all the trains cross to Cannon Street and Charing Cross.
XIV. Waterloo Station, AVaterloo Road, Southwark, terminus
of the South Western Railway, consists of two parts-—
1. The Northern (entrance on the K. and N.P7.), for the line to
Reading via Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Wandsworth, Putney,
and Barnes. At Barnes the line forks; the branch to the right (N.)
leads to Chiswick, Kew, Brentford, Isleworth, and Hounslow; that
to the left (S.) to Mortlake, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, and
2. The Southern (entrance on the S. side), for the line to
Southampton, Portsmouth (Isle of Wight), etc. The nearest stations
to London on this line are Vauxhall, Clapham, Wimbledon, Coombe-
Malden, Surbiton (for Kingston), Thames Ditton, and Hampton
On all the English lines the first-class passenger is entitled to
carry 112/6. of luggage free, second-class 80/6., and third-class
60/6. The companies, however, rarely make any charge for over¬
weight. On all inland routes the traveller should see that his
luggage is duly labelled for his destination, and put into the right
van, as otherwise the railways are not responsible for its transport.
'Travellers to the Continent require to book their luggage and ob¬
tain a ticket for it, after which it gives them no farther trouble.
Smoking is forbidden in all the carriages except the 'smoking
compartments', under a penalty of 40s.
Metropolitan or Underground Railways.
An important artery of 'intramural' traffic is afforded by the
Metropolitan and Metropolitan District Railways. These lines,
which for the most part run under the houses and streets by means
of tunnels, and partly also through cuttings between high walls,
form an almost complete belt (the 'inner circle') round the whole
of the inner part of London, while various branch-lines diverge to
the outlying suburbs. The Midland, (treat Western, Great Northern.