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Solway Junction Railway

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of 6 King William Street, London

Twenty miles linking Brayton with Kirtlebridge. Opened fully for passengers in 1870. Worked by the Caledonian Railway who eventually bought the Scottish section in 1873. [1]

1895 As from July 6th, the undertaking of this company has been passed to the Caledonian Railway. [2]

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish 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