One Way To Necropolis

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Waterloo to Woking - Alan Dein examines the history of the 'dead line', where trains took the departed to their final station.

In search of a coffin ticket, a Victorian funeral train and the guardians of what was once the world's largest cemetery, Alan Dein retraces the route of the Necropolis Railway - from Waterloo to Woking - and uncovers the story of the station of the dead.

Waterloo to Woking.

Alan Dein examines the history of the 'dead line', where trains took the departed to their final station.

The history of the 'dead line', where trains took the departed to their final station.