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London and North Eastern Railway Constituent Companies

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The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was formed out of a number of constituent railway companies at the grouping in 1923.

Constituent companies

The following made up the London and North Eastern Railway as a result of the Railways Act 1921 and came into force on the 1st January 1923:

  • Total Mileage of the constituent companies was 6,671.75 miles

Subsidiary companies

Independently operated lines

Leased or worked railways Many of these "railways" existed only in name; there were included on the list at the time of the Railways Act in order to legally qualify each line's position

Independently Operated Joint Companies

Joint Railways

Now totally LNER

Joint with LMS

Joint with GWR

Sources of Information

[1] Wikipedia