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Ashburys Railway Staion

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Ashburys Railway Station was built by the Ashbury Carriage & Iron Co., in 1855 and named after the Company.

1862 The Company became a limited company (Companies Act)

The station was opened by the Sheffield, Ashton under Lyne and Manchester Railway on the new line from Manchester Store Street to Sheffield.

1847 The station became part of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway grouping.

1948 During nationalisation of the railways, the station was incorporated to the British Railways London and Midland Region.


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