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Brassey and Co

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One of the contracting businesses of Thomas Brassey

1846 Awarded contract for construction of 75.5 miles of the Great Northern Railway from London.

1850s Contractor for the Maremma Railway

1853 Maintenance contractor for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

1858 Contractors for the Bilbao and Tudela Railway[1]

1860s Contractor for the Metropolitan Board of Works constructing sewers in London

1865 Contractor for the City of Glasgow Union Railway

1870s Contractor for the Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 24, 1858