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Mumbles Railway and Pier Co

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1889 The company was incorporated, with the object being to build a railway about 2.5 miles long to form a junction with the Swansea and Mumbles Railway, and to construct a deep-water pier at Mumbles Head.

1898 The line and the pier were opened for traffic on May 10th.

1899 From July 1st the undertaking has been leased for 999 years to the Swansea Improvements and Tramways Company. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908