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1870 The company's engineer (Mr. W. Clarke) had reduced the cost of the line to £90,000 as against an original estimate of £100,000.
The first section from Bristol to Pensford was to be opened in the spring of 1871. The entire line should be completed by the autumn of 1871.
Messrs Perry were the contractors.