London and Birmingham Railway

Introduction

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 Manchester and Birmingham Railway to form the London and North Western Railway.






Dates

  /  /1833[London and Birmingham Railway]
Line authorised
  /  /1838[London and Birmingham Railway]
Line opened
  /12/1844[London and Birmingham Railway]
[Leamington Branch] opened from Coventry to Milverton (for Leamington Spa).
  /  /1846[London and Birmingham Railway]
Authorisation for an extension from Milverton to Leamington Spa.