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Brassey and Wythes

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See Thomas Brassey and George Wythes

1858 James Atkinson Longridge surveyed possible railway routes in Mauritius. His report was adopted, and in the latter end of 1860 the construction of the North and Midland lines was commenced by the Government, the execution of the works being entrusted to Brassey, Wythes and Co, whose chief agent in Mauritius Mr Longridge then became.

1862 Contract for the Midland Line of the Mauritius Railways

From 1866 to 1869 Henry Harrison constructed superintended the construction of the East London Railway for Messrs. Brassey, Wythes, and Lucas Brothers.

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