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Abbeyline Community Rail Partnership Link to Abbeyline Community Rail Partnership
 The 6.5-mile Watford to St Albans Abbey Line, opened in 1858, still soldiers on to this day. Although severely rationalised in the 1960s, it survived a number of closure attempts and is now one of the UK's first designated 'Community Railways'. The LNWR once again leads the way!

LNWR accumulator tower at Camden Link to LNWR accumulator tower at Camden
 Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society - Notes and news - October 2000

Acton Bridge : The Railway and the Dutton Viaduct Link to Acton Bridge : The Railway and the Dutton Viaduct
 The railway, completed in 1837 by the London and North Western Railway Company (LNWR), divided the main part of the village of Acton from Milton. It runs through the parish for a distance of 3,660 yards, to cross the River Weaver on the Dutton Viaduct.

Railways in Birmingham Link to Railways in Birmingham
 Railways became increasingly important in Birmingham as in other large towns and cities, from 1837, when the first line was laid to the town, and a station was built at Curzon Street just outside the town.

Birmingham’s Railways Link to Birmingham’s Railways
 An article by Colin Hickman on railways in and around Birmingham.

Buxton - The Age of Railways Link to Buxton - The Age of Railways
 When the railways came to Buxton during 1863, two companies, The London and North Western, whose line arrived from Manchester to the north, and The Midland Railway, which came from Derby in the south, had stations which were similar in layout, each having a magnificent, yet identical window arched in stone and bearing the names of these proud companies.

The Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway Link to The Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway
 The Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway (always known as the "CK&P") was just one of the many small railways of Cumbria until it disappeared as a separate legal entity in the great merger which created the London, Midland & Scottish Railway Company in 1923.

Villages of Cuddington and Sandiway Cheshire Link to Villages of Cuddington and Sandiway Cheshire
 This railway ran from Northwich through Cuddington and onto Helsby where it joined an existing line to Birkenhead. intention was to give improved access to a seaport for the industries of Northwich and Mid Cheshire.

Earlestown Works Link to Earlestown Works
 Earlestown Works; its predecessors and growth.

Halewood Railways Link to Halewood Railways
 The History of Halewood Township. The Impact of the Coming of the Railway on 19th Century Halewood

Madeley Local Studies Group Link to Madeley Local Studies Group
 For such a small town Madeley was unusual in being served by not one but two railway lines and stations.

Queens Building, Wolverhampton Link to Queens Building, Wolverhampton
 Tnis imposing looking building which dominates Five Ways, Horseley Field, was at one time an important part of Wolverhampton’s railway system. it is one of the few old station buildings still standing in the West Midlands, though it is no longer used.

Queens Park, Crewe Link to Queens Park, Crewe
 Welcome to Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council’s “Jewel in the Crown” The history of Queens Park is extracted from the 'Queens Park Centenary Brochure' written by Colin Farmer and Elaine Dodd

Rainhill Railway & Heritage Society Link to Rainhill Railway & Heritage Society
 The promotion, support and improvement of the Rainhill Trials Exhibition, and the heritage of Rainhill through the activity of a group of ‘friends’.

Stoke Golding, Leicestershire Link to Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
 The line was a ‘joint venture’ arrangement between the London North Western Railway and the Midland Railway companies, and operated under the title ‘The Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway’ with its headquarters at Shackerstone Station.

The Old Railways of Telford Link to The Old Railways of Telford
 Coalport to Hadley. This railway has, for the bulk of its length, been redeveloped as the Silkin Way, a long-distance footpath from the North-West of Telford to the South-east.

Wolverton Society for Arts and Heritage Link to Wolverton Society for Arts and Heritage
 The Wolverton Heritage Group was a subgroup of the Wolverton Partnership regeneration project. In 2001 the Group combined with the Arts Sub-group (who have complimentary aims) to form The Wolverton Society for Arts & Heritage.

Wrenbury Signalbox Link to Wrenbury Signalbox
 The signalbox at Wrenbury is located 8 miles and 52 chains from Crewe South Junction and is of the standard L.N.W.R. type 4 structure. It was built in 1882 and constructed in the Carriage Shops in Crewe works
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