Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Harborne Railway

From Graces Guide

1866 The company was incorporated. Length 3 miles. A short line from Harborne to Monument Lane in Birmingham. [1]

1868 Engineer is J. H. Tolme.[2]

1874 The line was opened.

1908 The line, nearly 2.5 miles in length, is to be worked in perpetuity by the London and North Western Railway. [3]

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway. [4]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  2. 1868 Bradshaw's Railway Manual
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. Wikipedia