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metropolitan terminus of the Great central railway (Marylebone stations). by George Andrew Hobson

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Published by The Institution in (London .
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ContributionsWragge, Edmund.
The Physical Object
Pagination(77) p., plates :
Number of Pages77
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Open LibraryOL20733095M

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ICE Virtual Library essential engineering knowledge. Cart. MobileAuthor: G A Hobson, E Wragge. History. The station was opened on 1 September , by the Metropolitan Railway (Met), when its main line was extended from Chalfont Road to Aylesbury Great Central Railway served the station from , connecting the station to Leicester, Nottingham, and Sheffield.. When London Underground's Metropolitan line (the successor of the Met) was fully electrified in the late s and Location: Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, England. The station opened on 15 March as the London terminus of the Great Central Main Line (GCML), the last major railway to open in Britain for years, linking the capital to the cities of Leicester, Sheffield and bone was the last of London's main line termini to be built and is one of the smallest, opening with half of the platforms originally planned. Illustrated Description of the Great Central Railway, prepared in conjunction with the inaugural opening of the new extension line to London, on March 9th, , etc. With maps and illustrations by Great Central Railway Company | 1 Jan

The section of line from Morton Pinkney to just north of Quainton Road railway station was built later as part of the London Extension of the Great Central Railway (GCR), joining the, by then, MetR tracks into London, forming the Great Central Main Line which opened for passenger traffic on 15 March The Metropolitan line is part of the London is coloured in TfL's Corporate Magenta on the Tube map and in other branding. It was the first underground railway (or subway) in the world, opening on 10 January Today, part of that section are no longer served by the Metropolitan line, but by the Hammersmith & City, District and Circle lines. Former Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Railway stations‎ (20 C) Media in category "Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Railway" This category contains only the following file. The suggestion that “reopening the Great Central Railway” is a viable alternative to HS2 is a common one, based on a variety of mistruths and misunderstandings. Th e claim isn’t confined to.

  Created by the Metropolitan & Great Central Joint Committee in for their own use, the ten hand-coloured station and crossover plans reproduced here illustrate the line from Harrow-on-the-Hill Station to Amersham and Chesham. This page was last edited on 27 April , at Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. In the Company was incorporated into the London Transport System, the Metropolitan and Great Central having been absorbed in the railway grouping by the London and North Eastern Company. Finally about /63 the electrification of the line to Amersham and the extension of the Underground was completed and the Aylesbury line was operated. Thurgoland railway station was a small railway station built by the Sheffield, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Manchester Railway to serve the village of Thurgoland, South Yorkshire, England and opened on 5 December Due to cost-cutting measures involving staff and infrastructure the station was closed, along with Dog Lane, Dukinfield, Hazelhead and Oxspring on 1 November , making this one of.