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Glossary Results for Word "Birkenhead Railway"

Birkenhead Railway The Birkenhead Railway, jointly owned by the LNWR and Great Western, ran from Birkenhead (Woodside passenger station and Birkenhead docks) to Chester and from Chester to Acton Grange East Junction, on the LNWR main line south of Warrington, with a branch from Hooton to Helsby and a (single-line) branch from Hooton to West Kirby, where it connected with the Wirral RailwayExplain 'Wirral Railway'. From Acton Grange the Great WesternExplain 'Great Western Railway (GWR)' had running powers to Manchester ExchangeExplain 'Exchange Station, Manchester', for passengers, and Liverpool RoadExplain 'Liverpool Road, Manchester', for goods.