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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Letterkenny Railway

From Graces Guide

of Dublin

1860 The company was incorporated.

1883 On June 30th, the line, which is 16.5 miles in length, was opened for traffic. It is worked by the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway. [1]

1883 "...This railway, nineteen miles in length, connecting Letterkenny with the city of Londonderry, was opened for public traffic on Saturday, 30th June. The works were commenced as far back as the year 1864, but, owing to financial difficulties, were abandoned in 1865. In 1880 an Act authorising the reduction of gauge to 3ft. was obtained, under which the railway has now been completed..." Read More.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908