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Methley Joint Railway

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1865 The six mile line was opened to connect the Bradford, Wakefield and Leeds Railway with the Methley branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway. [1]

1908 The line was the joint property of the Great Northern Railway, the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and the North Eastern Railway. [2] - see Methley Railway Joint Committee

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway and the London and North Eastern Railway. [3]


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Sources of Information

  1. Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. [1] Wikipedia