A History of Britain’s Railways
This line is closed. It was one of the
first tramways in the North of Wales and was in operation as a horse tramway
in the 1790s.
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This line was originally a tramway operated by horse
opened in the 1790s. The line later came into the hands of the Wrexham,
Mold and Connahs Quay Railway which in turn became part of the Manchester,
Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway. The latter company was renamed as the Great
Central Railway on extension to London and itself became part of the London
and North Eastern Railway. This company became part of British
Railways who closed the line.
Description of route
From Buckley to Connahs Quay on the River Dee.
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Page last edited on: 07/08/2011
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