Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway Company

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Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway Company

Miscellaneous records of the Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway Company.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   SNW
Legal status:
Public Record
Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway Company, 1871-1883
Physical description:
31 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

Incorporated under act of 16th June 1871 (34 Vic, cap.48). Company was formerly known as Scotswood Newburn & Wylam Railway & Dock Company, but under act of 7th April 1876 (which authorised abandonment of construction of Dock and Branch Railway) name was changed by dropping "and Dock". Undertaking was vested in North Eastern Railway Company under act of 29th June 1883.

North Eastern Railway Company, Hull & Barnsley Railway Company, and Hull Joint Dock Committee were dissolved and united into one company by name North Eastern Railway Company as from 1st April 1922 by virtue of North Eastern and Hull & Barnsley railway companies Amalgamation Scheme 1922 dated 1st April 1922. This North Eastern Railway Company became part of London & North Eastern Railway Company as from 1st January 1923 under North Eastern, Eastern and East Scottish Group Amalgamation Scheme 1922 dated 30th December 1922.

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