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Charnwood Forest Railway

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of Mill Street, Loughborough

1874 Company was incorporated.

Opened in 1883 and based on a canal tramway opened in 1794 by William Jessop [1]

1908 The line, which is 9 miles in length, is worked by the London and North Western Railway. [2]

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. [1] Wikipedia