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Glossary Results for Word "North Staffordshire Railway (NSR)"

North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) Not part of the LNWR but a close associate. NSR lines were centred on Stoke-on-Trent and connected with the LNWR at Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Stafford and Colwich (on the Trent Valley LineExplain 'Trent Valley Railway'). The NSR shared goods services between Edge HillExplain 'Edge Hill, Liverpool' and the Midlands with the LNWR and several Manchester–London and Birmingham passenger and goods expresses ran over the NSR via Macclesfield and Stoke. Colloquially known as the “Knotty”, from the company symbol of a Staffordshire knot; grouped into the LMS in 1923.