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Points of Interest, Railways and Rates - American Line - 1907

Points of Interest on the London and Northwestern Ry.

Passengers by this railroad start from Lime Street Station Liverpool, arriving at Euston Station, London. Some of the principal places of interest for the tourist and traveler on the line of this railroad are Chester, Rugby, Kenilworth, Leamington, Stratford-on-Avon, Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester, Lichfield, etc.

Midland Passengers leave Central Station, Railway Liverpool, by this road and arrive at St. Pancras Station, London. The principal points of interest along this route are Manchester, Buxton, The Peak District (Derby), Matlock Baths, Haddon Hall, Chatsworth, Nottingham, Leicester, and Bedford.

Great Western Passengers by this road to Railway London have the choice of four routes. They leave from Birkenhead, which is across the River Mersey from Liverpool, and with which there is ferryboat connection every few minutes, and they arrive at Paddington Station, London.

The routes are as follows:

  1. via Chester, Shrewsbury, Warwick and Oxford;
  2. via Chester, Shrewsbury, Worcester and Oxford;
  3. via Chester, Shrewsbury, Hereford, Ross and Gloucester, and
  4. via Chester, Shrewsbury, Hereford, Newport, Bristol and Bath.

The fare by route No. 4 is higher than by any of the other routes.

The places of interest along this road are, Chester, Shrewsbury, Warwick, Leamington, Stratford-on-Avon, Kenilworth, Oxford, Windsor, Worcester, Malvern, Ludlow, Chepstow, Gloucester, Bristol, Bath, etc.

Great Central Railway

Passengers by this route leave Central Station, Liverpool, arriving at MaryleboneStation, London. Points of interest en route are Manchester, Sheffield, Retford, Nottingham, Lincoln, Leicester, Rugby and Aylesbury.

Great Eastern Railway (Cathedral Route)

Passengers by this road leave Central Station, Liverpool, and arrive at Liverpool Street Station, London. The points of interest are Lincoln, Ely, Cambridge, etc.

Passengers for the Continent

Passengers who may wish to visit the Continent after reaching London, can do so by many routes; for instance to Paris, they can travel via Dover and Calais, via Folkestone and Boulogne, via New Haven and Dieppe, or via Southampton, and Havre. For rates, etc., see pages 13-14.

Passengers for Rotterdam Antwerp The Rhine Switzerland etc.

By the Hook of Holland Route, passengers after arriving in London can travel by the Great Eastern Railway (Liverpool Street Station), leaving at 8.30 p. m. for Harwich embarking at Parkeston Quay at 10 p.m. daily, including Sunday, arriving at the Hook at 5.05 a. m. and at Rotterdam at 6.07 a.m.

Steamers for Antwerp leave Harwich (Parkeston Quay) at 10.20 p.m. daily, except Sunday. We quote below the present rates charged from London to a few points on the Continent, which may be of interest :

Approximate Rates from London to Continental Points
To 1st Class 2d Class
Baden-Baden $20.40 14.06
Berlin 22.58 15.49
Brussels 7.65 4.75
Cologne 11.51 7.50
Dusseldorf 12.75 8.45
Frankford-o-M 16.70 11.24
Geneva 22.25 15.65
Heidelberg 19.90 13.67
Leipsic 22.72 15.75
Lucerne 21.93 15.43
Munich 29.62 20.66
Vienna 38.62 26.50

The tickets are available for quite a reasonable time, averaging from seven days for a ticket to Antwerp to fifteen days to Vienna. Passengers can also purchase special-rate tourist tickets in London, Harwich, Rotterdam, Antwerp, or at any of the principal stations in England, covering trips of from thirty to sixty days, and including the principal points of interest in Belgium, Holland, The Rhine Provinces, Switzerland, etc.

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