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London and Birmingham Railway

This line is open. It received its act in 1833, was opened in 1838 and it now forms part of the West Coast Main Line.

The company merged on 1 Jan 1846 with the Grand Junction Railway (opened 1837) and the Birmingham and Manchester Railway to form the London and North Western Railway.

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Act 1833
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Opened 1838
Closed No

London Extension (Great Central Railway) Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Clickable map of the London and Birmingham Railway.

Description of route

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From London Euston to Birmingham Curzon Street.

Some locations along the line;

Birmingham Curzon Street

Adderley Park

Stetchford

Lea Hall

Marston Green

Birmingham International

(Hampton Jnct for Tamworth - faces south)

Hampton in Arden

Berkswell and Balsall

(Jnct for Leamington Spa - faces west)

Tile Hill

Canley

(Jnct for Nuneaton - faces east)

Coventry

(Jnct for Leamington Spa - faces west)

(Jnct for Nuneaton - faces east)

Brandon & Wolston

(Jncts for Leamington Spa (to south), Nuneaton, Leicester (both to north) - faces east)

Rugby

(Jncts for Market Harborough, Northapton (to north, to east) - faces west)

Welton

(Jnct for Leamington Spa - faces south)

Weedon

(Jnct for Northampton (to north), Towcester (to south) - faces south)

Blisworth

(Jnct for Northampton - faces south)

Castlethorpe

Wolverton

Milton Keynes Central

(Jnct for Newport Pagnel - faces north)

(Jnct for Bedford - faces south)

Bletchley

(Jnct for Oxford - faces north)

Leighton Buzzard

(Jnct for Dunstable - faces nrth)

Cheddington

(Jnct for Aylesbury - faces north)

Tring

Berkhamsted

Hemel Hempstead and Boxmoor

Apsley

King's Langley and Abbots Langley

(Jnct for St Albas - faces south)

Watford High Street

Bushy & Oxhey

(Jnct for Rickman’s Worth - faces north)

Carpender’s Park

Hatch End

Headstone Lane

[Stanmore] - is this on a branch from harrow?

Harrow and Wealdstone

Wembley Central

Willesden Jnct

London Euston


Page created on 19/11/1999
Page last edited on: 23/03/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford