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Paris and Rouen Railway

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1840 Line authorised. Joseph Locke as chief engineer and George Neumann as his deputy. Also employed as resident engineers Samuel Barton Worthington, John Smith and Sturges Meek.

Contractors were Mackenzie and Brassey

131 km long from Rue Verte Station, Rouen, to a junction in the Colombes district of Paris with the St. Germain Railway and thence to a new station built at Rue St. Lazare.

Opened in 1843

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Sources of Information

  • William Mackenzie, International Railway Builder. by David Brooke. Published 2004. ISBN 0904685144