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Liverpool and Manchester Railway

This line is open. It was one of the pioneering routes (opened in 1830) during the early days of railways. It amalgamated with the Grand Junction Railway (opened 1837) in 1845 which itself was one of the major components of the London and North Western Railway which was formed in 1846.

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Opened 1830
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Clickable map of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway

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From Liverpool to Manchester. The original terminii were at Liverpool Crown Street and Manchester Liverpool Road.

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Page created on 19/11/1999
Page last edited on: 17/03/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford