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Stratford-upon-Avon, Towcester and Midland Junction Railway

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of Great St. Helens, London

This was the new name of the Easton Neston Mineral and Towcester, Roade and Olney Junction Railway. [1]

1879 Company incorporated as the Easton Neston Mineral and Towcester, Roade and Olney Junction Railway.

1888 The name was changed.

1891 The line opened for goods

1892 Opened for passengers but this only lasted for a year.

1908 The railway is 10.75 miles in length and has been in operation for goods traffic since 1891. [2]

1909 it was amalgamated to form the Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway.


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Sources of Information

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