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Preston and Longridge Railway

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This eight mile line ran from Preston to Longridge via Grimsargh.

1836 started as a horse-drawn tramway

1848 converted to steam working

1856 bought by the Fleetwood, Preston and West Riding Junction Railway

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway


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Sources of Information

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