'View from back of Greenwich Road', London, 1836.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured lithograph, drawn and lithographed by G F Bragg. showing the London & Greenwich Railway. Running between London Bridge and Greenwich, the first part of the railway opened in 1936, with the entire line completed in 1838. Designed specifically for pasenger traffic, it was the first railway in London, and the forerunner of the many inner suburban commuter systems.