History of rail transport in Great Britain
The railway system of Great Britain, the principal territory of the United Kingdom, is the oldest in the world. The system was originally built as a patchwork of local rail links operated by small pri...
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History of rail transport in Great Britain to 1830
The history of rail transport in Great Britain to 1830 covers the period up to the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, the world's first intercity passenger railway operated solely by ste...
History of rail transport in Great Britain to 1830 - Wikipedia
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1830 - 1922
This article is part of a series on the History of rail transport in Great BritainThe history of rail transport in Great Britain 1830–1922 covers the period between the opening of the Liverpool and Ma...
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1830 - 1922 - Wikipedia
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1923 - 1947
This article is part of a series on the History of rail transport in Great BritainThe history of rail transport in Great Britain 1923–1947 covers the period when the British railway system was run by ...
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1923 - 1947 - Wikipedia
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1948 - 1994
The history of rail transport in Great Britain 1948–1994 covers the period when the British railway system was nationalised under the name of British Rail (initially known as British Railways), until ...
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1948 - 1994 - Wikipedia
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1995 to date
This article is part of a series on the History of rail transport in Great BritainThe period from 1995 covers the history following the privatisation of British Rail. During this period, passenger vol...
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SS Douglas (1889)
SS (RMS) Douglas (III) – the third vessel in the line's history to bear the name – was a packet steamer which entered service with the London and Southwestern Railway Company in 1889 under the name Do...
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London and South Western Railway
The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922. Starting as the London and Southampton Railway, its network extended from London to Plymouth via Salisbu...
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Nine Elms Locomotive Works
Nine Elms locomotive works were built in 1839 by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) adjoining their passenger terminus near the Vauxhall end of Nine Elms Lane, in the district of Nine Elms in...
Nine Elms Locomotive Works - Wikipedia
Railway Heritage Committee
The Railway Heritage Committee (RHC) was set up in the 1990s following the Privatisation of British Rail in the United Kingdom in the 1990s. Its purpose was to identify and designate railway records a...
Shipping services of the London and South Western Railway
This article describes the shipping services of the London and South Western Railway and the vessels employed.The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) started out as the London and Southampton Rail...
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Exeter and Crediton Railway
The Exeter and Crediton Railway was a 7 ft (2,134 mm) broad gauge railway that linked Exeter and Crediton, Devon, England. It was 5¼ miles (8½ km) long.Although built in 1847, it w...
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Exmouth Junction
Exmouth Junction is the railway junction where the Exmouth branch line diverges from the London Waterloo to Exeter main line in Exeter, Devon, England. It was for many years the location for one of th...
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North Devon Railway
The North Devon Railway was a railway company which operated a line from Cowley Bridge Junction, near Exeter, to Bideford in Devon, England, later becoming part of the London and South Western Railway...
North Devon Railway - Wikipedia
Eastleigh Works
1°20′51″W / 50.96124°N 1.34742°W / 50.96124; -1.34742Eastleigh Works is a locomotive, carriage and wagon building and repair facility in the town of Eastleigh in the county of...
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Beeching axe
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) refer to the reduction of route network and restructuring of the Railways in Great Britain outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and T...
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Railway electrification in Great Britain
Railway electrification in Great Britain began during the late 19th century. A range of voltages has been used, employing both overhead lines and conductor rails; the two most common systems are 25 kV...
Railway electrification in Great Britain - Wikipedia
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1830–1922
This article is part of a series on the History of rail transport in Great BritainThe history of rail transport in Great Britain 1830–1922 covers the period between the opening of the Liverpool and Ma...
History of rail transport in Great Britain 1830–1922 - Wikipedia
Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
The Salisbury and Yeovil Railway linked Salisbury (Wiltshire), Gillingham (Dorset) and Yeovil (Somerset) in England. Opened in stages in 1859 and 1860, it formed a bridge route between the main London...
Salisbury and Yeovil Railway - Wikipedia
Feltham marshalling yard
Feltham marshalling yard, also known as Feltham hump yard, was a large railway marshalling yard designed for the concentration of freight traffic to and from South West London, and for transfer to oth...
Feltham marshalling yard - Wikipedia