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Mid-Kent Railway

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of 24-26 Basinghall Street, London

1856 The company was incorporated.

The Mid-Kent (Bromley to St Mary Cray) Railway was a 2.5 mile line that continued the route of the West End of London and Crystal Palace Railway. It opened between 1858-60. [1]

1899 The line was leased for 999 years to the London, Chatham and Dover Railway. [2]

In 1923 it became part of the Southern Railway.

See Also


Sources of Information

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