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.

Nigerian Railway

From Graces Guide
1926. "Vulcan" Three-Cylinder Narrow-Gauge Locomotive.
May 1929. No. 782 Booster fitted freight locomotive.

The Nigerian Railway Corporation commenced in the year 1898, when the first railroad in Nigeria was constructed by the British colonial government.

On October 3, 1912 the Lagos Government Railway and the Baro-Kano Railway were amalgamated, starting nationwide rail service under the name Government Department of Railways.

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