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East and West Junction Railway

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of Stratford-upon-Avon

1864 This company was incorporated.

This line ran from Stratford-upon-Avon to Greens Norton, Towcester. It opened in 1873. [1]

1879 It floated the Easton Neston Mineral and Towcester, Roade and Olney Junction Railway

1908 The railways of the East and West Junction Railway Company and the Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Company are worked as one line by a joint committee. The East and West Junction Railway Company's line is 33.25 miles long and the Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Company's line is 10.75 miles long. The joint committee also uses the Evesham, Redditch and Stratford-upon-Avon Junction Railway, which is 7.5 miles long. [2]

1908 It joined with others to form the Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway

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Sources of Information

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