Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Minehead Railway

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January 1955.

Originally an independent extension of the West Somerset Railway it was opened in 1874.

1882 It was converted to standard gauge.

1923 Became part of the Great Western Railway.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  • [1] Wikipedia