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BOROUGHBRIDGE BRANCH RAILWAY

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

Course of the former York and Newcastle Railway from Pilmoor to Boroughbridge opened 1847, (later extended by the London North Eastern to Knaresborough), passenger traffic ceasing in 1950 and goods traffic between Knaresborough and Brafferton was withdrawn in 1957.

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

ASHBOURNE BRANCH RAILWAY

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

The Ashbourne branch of the North Staffordshire Railway was authorised in 1848 and opened in 1852. After 1899 it formed part of a through route from Buxton to Euston. It was closed for passengers in 1954 and closed completely in 1964. The North Staffordshire Railway comprised a network of...

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

ROCHDALE AND FACIT RAILWAY

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

The Rochdale and Facit Railway was extended to Bacup in 1883. It rose over a summit of 967 feet between Britannia and Shawforth. At Bacup passengers used the terminus opened 30 years earlier by the East Lancashire Company, joining the Rossendale line just outside the station. Closed in 194...

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

STATHERN JUNCTION AND SAXONDALE JUNCTION RAILWAY

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

Saxondale Junction to Stathern Junction - dismantled railway (1879-1953). This branch of the Newark and Melton Mowbray Railway (Linear 991) was built at the same time as the N&MMR to create a link to Nottingham via the GNRs Nottingham and Grantham Line. Opened in 1879, it was closed in 195...

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

EXTER AND EXMOUTH RAILWAY

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

The Exeter and Exmouth Railway was originally proposed in 1855 as a broad gauge railway, leaving the South Devon railway at Exminster, but the LSWR wooed the company and convinced it to build a narrow gauge line, sharing the LSWRs Queen Street Station. Opened in 1861, it was worked by the...

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LOUD BANK CUTOFF

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

The Loud Bank Cutoff was opened in 1886 to avoid the Loud Bank incline on the Stanhope and Tyne Railway. Although successful, its success was improved only when the Annfield Plain Cutoff , of which it became an integral part, opened in 1893. Closed in 1964.

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TOOTING MERTON AND WIMBLEDON RAILWAY

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

The Tooting, Merton and Wimbledon Railway was authorised in 1864 to build a connecting line from Streatham Junction on the Peckham - Sutton line. At Tooting, the line forked to north Wimbledon via Haydons Road, and to south Wimbledon via Mertons Road. The line opened in 1869. The southern...

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TEWKESBURY AND MALVERN RAILWAY

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

Branch railway line built between Great Malvern and Ashchurch. The GWR had built a short branch from its Birmingham and Gloucester line to Tewkesbury in 1840, although it may have been completed much earlier to convey materials for the construction of the Birmingham and Gloucester line. In...

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LEAMINGTON AND RUGBY BRANCH RAILWAY

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

The Leamington and Rugby branch line was opened in 1851 and closed in 1959. It arose from the Milverton - Leamington Extension Act of 1846, which was extended to Rugby as part of the LNWRs strategy of restricting GWR access to the Midlands.

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LANCHESTER VALLEY RAILWAY

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

The Lanchester Valley railway opened in 1862 between Relly Mill Junction, south of Durham and Consett. Closed in 1965.

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