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 163,107 pages of information and 245,598 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.

Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne and Guide Bridge Junction Railway

From Graces Guide

1857 Incorporated

1861 The line was opened. This 6.25 mile line linked Mumps, Oldham with Guide Bridge. [1]

1868 Engineer is Charles Sacre.[2]

1889 Engineers are W. H. Stubbs and F. Stevenson.[3]

1908 The line (about 6 miles in length) is vested jointly in the Great Central Railway and the London and North Western Railway companies. [4]

1919 Engineers are H. Blundell and E. F. C. Trench.[5]

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway and the London and North Eastern Railway. [6]


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. 1889 Bradshaw's Railway Manual
  4. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  5. 1919 Bradshaw's Railway Manual
  6. [1] Wikipedia