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West London Extension Railway

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of Moorgate Street, London

West London Extension Railway 5.25 miles long, connected the main lines radiating to the north, out of Paddington and Euston, with lines running south from Waterloo, Victoria and Clapham Junction.

1859 The company was incorporated to acquire the West London Railway

Opened in 1863, the five-arched Battersea Railway Bridge carried London's only north-south through-route and was part of the West London Extension Railway.

1908 The line is 5 miles in length. [1]

After 1923 it was jointly owned by the Southern Railway, the Great Western Railway and the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908