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Hayle Railway

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Aug 1935. Showing the Hayle Railway Route and West Cornwall Railway route.

Hayle Railway linked the Camborne and Redruth mining district to the port of Hayle

1834 Line opened.

1837 The Portreath branch was constructed, intended to capture the trade of the rich mines in the district north of Carn Brea.

1845 Application made to Parliament to sell the company to the West Cornwall Railway and then disincorporate the company[1].

1846 West Cornwall Railway replaced the Hayle Railway

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 13 November 1845
  • Cornish Mining [1]