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London & North Western Railway Society
Glossary for the LNWR Society

Glossary Results for Word "London Midland & Scottish (LMS)"

London Midland & Scottish (LMS) Formed in January 1923 as a result of the 1921 Railways Act. It consisted of eight constituent companies (including the LNWR) and twenty-seven less-important subsidiary companies. The LMS was also a substantial shareholder in a number of important joint lines, and also lines in Northern Ireland and Eire. At the time the LMS was the largest joint stock corporation in the world.