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London and York Railway

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After the original scheme for the Great Northern Railway, Mr. Joseph Gibbs re-surveyed the line some years later but was again unsuccessful.

In 1844 the scheme was again brought forward, as the London and York Railway; eventually a Bill was obtained for it in a modified form, under that title, which was afterwards changed to the Great Northern Railway.

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