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Witney Railway

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This was an independent company formed to build the 8 mile line from Yarnton to Witney

1861 November 13th. Opened

1873 January 14th. An extension to Fairford bas opened by the East Gloucestershire Railway

In 1890 the company was absorbed by the Great Western Railway

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990