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Glossary Results for Word "Northern Division"

Northern Division One of the three divisions set up when the LNWR was formed on 16th July 1846, the others being the North Eastern DivisionExplain 'North Eastern Division' and the Southern DivisionExplain 'Southern Division'. All three had their own operating methods and workshops for locomotive etc. The Northern Division took over responsibility for the North Eastern Division in 1857, whereupon the locomotive works at LongsightExplain 'Longsight, Manchester' was closed and all such work concentrated at the Northern Division’s works at CreweExplain 'Crewe Works'. The Northern and Southern Division locomotive departments were merged in 1862 but much of the administration remained separate until formation of the LMS in 1923.