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Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne and Guide Bridge Junction Railway

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of Oxford Road Station, Manchester

1861 The line was opened. This 6.25 mile line linked Mumps, Oldham with Guide Bridge. [1]

1908 The line (about 6 miles in length) is vested jointly in the Great Central Railway and the London and North Western Railway companies. [2]

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway and the London and North Eastern Railway. [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. [1] Wikipedia