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Northampton and Banbury Junction Railway

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of Leadenhall Street, London

The company had a station beside the London and North Western Railway at Blisworth and ran west to Cockley Brake and then used the lines of the Buckinghamshire Railway. [1]

1863 The company was incorporated.

For a short time it was known as the Midland Counties and South Wales Railway but reverted to its former name in 1870.

1908 The line is 15 miles in length. [2]

In 1910 it was bought by the Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway.

See Also


Sources of Information

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