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WINDERMERE BRANCH RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Windermere Branch Railway opened in 1869 and closed in 1967. However, the section between Haverthwaite and Lakeside was reopened in 1973 as a private railway. The remainder has been dismantled.

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

SOUTH WALES UNION RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Railway built in 1863 between Bristol and South Wales utilising the Ferry at New Passage Pier. Following the opening of the Severn Tunnel in 1886, the section between Patchway and New Passage Pier closed and the line was rerouted via the GWR line and the tunnel.

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AYLESBURY AND BUCKINGHAM RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway, which ran from the Great Western Railway at Aylesbury to Verney Junction, where it joined the LNWR line to Buckingham, was opened on 23rd September 1868. The line remained a local affair until the intervention, in 1891, of the Metropolitan Railway chai...

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WEARDALE EXTENSION RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Weardale Extension Railway, also known as the Wear and Derwent Junction Railway, was built from Crook to Waskerley and opened in 1845. Between Crook and Tow Law was the Sunnyside Incline, worked by stationary engines. In 1862 the company gained authority to create a deviation, but as s...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

WYCOMBE RAILWAY.

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Branch railway authorised in 1846 between Oxford and Maidenhead, with a branch to Aylesbury. The Wycombe - Maidenhead section was completed in 1854, the extension to Thame via Princes Risborough in 1862, both sections being single and broad gauge. The Aylesbury extension was completed in 1...

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HORWICH BRANCH RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Horwich Branch Railway opened in 1870. This became an important branch line for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway after 1886, when the company decided to concentrate locomotive repair and renewal in Horwich. The branch closed in 1965.

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ELY AND ST IVES RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Ely and St Ives Railway was built in two phases. In 1864 the Ely, Haddenham and Sutton Railway was incorporated, opening in 1864. It attracted little revenue, and in 1876 authority was gained for an extension to Needingham Junction on the St Ives and March line, and it was renamed the...

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BERKS AND HANTS EXTENSION RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Also known as the Kennet Valley Line, the Berks and Hants Extension was created to link Reading with the West country, creating a more direct route. The extension ran from Hungerford, the terminus of the Berks and Hants branch line, to Devizes, and was completed in 1862. The section betwee...

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CAMBRIDGE HAVERHILL AND MELFORD BRANCH RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The branch of the Great Eastern Railway from Great Shelford to Sudbury via Haverhill and Long Melford was opened in 1865, and was closed in March 1967.

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LONG MELFORD AND BURY ST EDMUNDS RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Long Melford and Bury St Edmunds was authorised to the Eastern Counties Railway in 1861, but re-enacted to the Great Eastern Railway in 1862 and opened in 1865. Passenger services were withdrawn in 1961 and the track South of Lavenham lifted in 1962, although freight continued between...

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