West Ruislip Station

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Post to the north Ruislip Mill farm

Post to the west Ickenham

Post to the east Ruislip West End Lane

Post to the south Ickenham Station

Austin’s Lane

Canal feeder follows this from the main road to the Metropolitan Railway

Community Close

Ickenham Miniature Railway. the Ickenham & District Society of Model Engineers built a portable miniature railway track in 1954 and this was installed alongside the clubhouse. They wanted to build a continuous live steam track from 1964, but it was not until 1969 that the lease was signed with this. The track opened in 1969. In the decision was made to extend the track to a new terminal station on the front lawn and this opened in 1982 and called Ickenham St Giles Station, the original station  being Wood Halt

Ickenham Green

Soldier’s Return

Canal feeder runs in undergrowth alongside a path from the Soldier’s Return and further to the north a stone bridge.

Ickenham Road

Canal Feeder crosses it south of a scrap dealer and runs along the edge of what was an American base as far as Austin’s Lane.

West Ruislip station.  2nd April 1906. Between Denham and South Ruislip on Chiltern Railways line to Marylebone.  Terminus of Central Line Great Western and Great Central Joint Line. Opened as Ruislip and Ickenham but in 1947 renamed ‘West Ruislip for Ickenham’. In 1948 became part of the Central Line. The longest journey without changing tubes is between Epping and West Ruislip - 34.1 miles. It had been intended to carry on to Denham but this was not done.  There is a train-wash system a little to the east of the platform. The former Great Western & Great Central Joint Line crosses over the Metropolitan near here, accompanied by the Central Line, which was brought into use on 21st November 1948. A connection between Central and Metropolitan Lines was opened in 1973 allowing rolling stock transfers between the Uxbridge branch, and the tube depot south of West Ruislip

Railway Line

Great Western Railway

West Ruislip

Cottage east of the church. 15th with additions


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