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(Great Central Railway)

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London Extension
(Great Central Railway)

This railway ran from Annesley North Junction to Quainton Road, and from Harrow to London Marylebone.

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Clickable map of the London Extension of the Great Central Railway.
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Rushcliffe Halt, still open to freight.
The line at Rushcliffe Halt, still open to freight. View looks north.

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This was a main line connecting the industrial Midlands with London. There was not much industry along the route of the line, much of it running through farmed countryside, but the line did serve the large towns of Nottingham, Loughborough, Leicester and Rugby well.

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Page created in 30/09/2002
Page last edited on: 24/03/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford
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