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1840 Line authorised. [[Joseph Locke]] as chief engineer and [[George Neumann]] as his deputy. Also employed as resident engineers [[Samuel Barton Worthington]], [[John Smith (4)|John Smith]] and [[Sturges Meek]].
 
1840 Line authorised. [[Joseph Locke]] as chief engineer and [[George Neumann]] as his deputy. Also employed as resident engineers [[Samuel Barton Worthington]], [[John Smith (4)|John Smith]] and [[Sturges Meek]].
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Contractors were [[Mackenzie and Brassey]]
  
 
To be 131 km long from Rue Verte Station, Rouen, and run to a junction in the Colombes district of Paris with the [[St. Germain Railway]] and on to a new station being built at Rue St. Lazare.
 
To be 131 km long from Rue Verte Station, Rouen, and run to a junction in the Colombes district of Paris with the [[St. Germain Railway]] and on to a new station being built at Rue St. Lazare.

Revision as of 02:10, 5 April 2016

1840 Line authorised. Joseph Locke as chief engineer and George Neumann as his deputy. Also employed as resident engineers Samuel Barton Worthington, John Smith and Sturges Meek.

Contractors were Mackenzie and Brassey

To be 131 km long from Rue Verte Station, Rouen, and run to a junction in the Colombes district of Paris with the St. Germain Railway and on to a new station being built at Rue St. Lazare.

Opened in 1843

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Sources of Information

  • William Mackenzie, International Railway Builder. by David Brooke. Published 2004. ISBN 0904685144