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Glossary Results for Word "Great Central Railway (GCR)"

Great Central Railway (GCR) The name adopted by the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (previously the Sheffield, Ashton and Manchester Railway) with the intention of becoming a national, rather than a regional, railway by opening the “London extension” to Marylebone via Nottingham and Leicester; it was groupedExplain 'Grouping' into the LNER in 1923. Not part of the LNWR but a joint owner, with the LNWR, of the Manchester South Junction and AltrinchamExplain 'Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway (MSJA)' line.