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North and South Western Junction Railway

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of Euston Station, London

1851 The company was incorporated.

1853 The four mile line opened; it linked Willesden and Old Kew Junction. [1]

1857 The Hammersmith branch, running along the north of the park was opened.

1858 The North London Railway was opened along the line

1871 The undertaking (5 miles in length) was leased in perpetuity to the London and North Western Railway, the Midland Railway and North London Railway companies. [2]

1909 Railway halts were opened at Bath Road, Woodstock Road and Rugby Road to encourage passenger use. This was unsuccessful and ended in 1916.

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

Now the Silverlink North London Line.

See Also


Sources of Information

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