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Halifax and Ovenden Junction Railway

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1874 This short 2.75 mile line was opened for passengers between Halifax and North Bridge. [1]

1908 The line was the joint property of the Great Northern Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway companies. [2]

1923 Became part of London, Midland and Scottish Railway and the London and North Eastern Railway [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. [1] Wikipedia