Bottling it!
Rail Express|March 2021
A dig into the Rail Express archive has revealed some rarely-seen photographs of the former rail-connected Express Dairy bottling plant in South West London, which today is the site of a large mosque.

BEFORE the development of a decent road network, the onlyway to transport milk quickly from rural dairy farms to consumers in large cities was by rail. Some of the main flows were from the West Country to London, with one operated by the Southern Railway (and later British Railways’ Southern Region) from Torrington (Devon) to Clapham Junction for onward tripping to bottling plants at Vauxhall and Morden South.

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