In 1892, Russell was involved in promoting a railway in London, between Royal Exchange and Waterloo.
An article in The Electrical Engineer of January I, 1892 titled, New Electric Railways For London described a number of proposals introducing them as follows:
‘The comparative success of the existing electric railway in London has evidently given an impetus to the movement for providing still further means of locomotion of a similar kind. For consideration during the forthcoming session of Parliament there are no fewer than five Bills which propose either the construction of new electric railways or the extension of lines already authorised.’
The full article is here . Among the schemes it describes are:
Great Northern and City Railway
The Engineer magazine of 4th December 1892 illustrated the proposals as follows:
|Proposed Waterloo and Royal Exchange Railway|
Southwark St John Horsleydown was a small parish on the south bank of the River Thames in London, opposite the Tower of London.