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South Eastern of Portugal Railway

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1859 John Sutherland Valentine proposed a line from Vendas Novas to Evora and Beja in the province of "Alentejo". He obtained a concession for it from the Portuguese Government and a company was formed in London to construct it.

The contract was let to Mr. Edward Price under Mr Valentine's superintendence but he resigned soon afterwards.

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