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East Lincolnshire Railway

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of Kings Cross Station, London

1846 The company was incorporated.

This 47.5 mile line ran from Grimsby to Boston via Louth and opened in 1848. [1]

1849 Company leased to the Great Northern Railway.

1908 The line is 48 miles in length. [2]

1923 Became part of London and North Eastern Railway [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

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