List of constituents of the Southern Railway

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The Southern Railway in the United Kingdom was one of the "Big Four" railway companies set up after the 1923 Grouping. This list sets out the constituents of the Company.

Constituent companies[edit]

Subsidiary companies[edit]

Independently operated lines

Non-working companies

Originally leased to or worked by SER or LCDR

Other railways

Joint companies[edit]

  • In 1923, now comprised wholly in the SR:
    • Croydon & Oxted Railway 12.5 miles (20 km (was SE&CR))
    • Dover & Deal Railway 8.5 miles (14 km) (was SE&CR)
    • Epsom & Leatherhead Railway 3.75 miles (6 km) (was LBSCR/LSWR joint)
    • Portsmouth & Ryde Railway (the ferry) 8.5 miles (14 km) (was LBSCR/LSWR joint)
    • Tooting, Merton & Wimbledon Railway 5.75 miles (9 km) (was SE&CR)
    • Woodside & South Croydon Railway 2.5 miles (4 km) (was LBSCR/ SE&CR joint)
  • In 1923, in association with other companies:

See also[edit]


The information in this article taken from the Railway Magazine for February 1923, except as follows:

  1. ^ Dendy Marshall, C.F.; Kidner, R.W. (1963) [1937]. History of the Southern Railway (2nd ed.). Shepperton: Ian Allan. pp. 314, 345, 355. ISBN 0-7110-0059-X. 
  2. ^ Nock, O.S. (1971) [1961]. The South Eastern and Chatham Railway. Shepperton: Ian Allan. p. 125. ISBN 0-7110-0268-1.