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of Paddington Station, London
1861 The company was incorporated.
1882 The Metropolitan and the Great Western companies were operators of the Hammersmith Line when it was proposed to build a line from Latimer Road to Acton which would require the companies' consent
1899 A collision occurred at the Hammersmith terminus of the Metropolitan and Great Western joint line
Early 1900s the line was electrified
1914 The Hammersmith and City Railway was the joint property of the Metropolitan and Great Western companies
1919 Ladbroke Grove station was renamed with this name; it was a station on the Metropolitan and Great Western Joint line