Some Early Lines, Old Railway Companies, London & North Eastern Railway

Some Early Lines

Old Railway Companies

London & North Eastern Railway

LNER Insignia

Formed under the Railways Act of 19 August 1921, with effect from 1 January 1923, The LNER had the following constituents: North Eastern Railway, Great Central Railway, Great Eastern Railway, Great Northern Railway, Hull & Barnsley Railway, North British Railway, and Great North of Scotland Railway (The Hull & Barnsley Railway had actually amalgamated with the North Eastern Railway in 1922). Also included were twenty six subsidiary companies and committees, giving a total route mileage of 6,590, stretching from Elgin, Mallaig and Wrexham to London, with exclusive areas in the North East, Lincolnshire and East Anglia.

Sir Nigel Gresley Pic

Nigel Gresley Text

 

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