East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway Company

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East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway Company

This series details the establishment and administration of the East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway Company.

Documents include minutes of meetings and various miscellaneous records such as cash and letter books and details of station traffic.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   EWYJ
Legal status:
Public Record
East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway Company, 1846-1852
Physical description:
13 bundles, files and volumes
Administrative / biographical background:

The East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway Company was incorporated under act of 16th July 1846 (9 & 10 Vic, cap.164). The undertaking came into possession of the York and North Midland Railway Company under a working contract for 99 years and was amalgamated with that company under act of 28th May 1852 (15 Vic, cap.57).

Under act of 31st July 1854 (17 & 18 Vic, cap.211), York and North Midland Railway, and Leeds Northern Railway Company were dissolved and vested in York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company, thenceforth called North-eastern Railway Company, later known as North Eastern Railway Company.

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