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Great Central Railway timetable and programme

Great Central Railway timetable and programme

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L2709. This is the front cover of a tourist programme produced by the Great Central Railway for September and October 1899, six months after the company had opened its London Extension. In addition to their through routes to Scotland, the East Coast and the Lake District, the booklet contains details of the many journeys to the Continent that could be reserved through the company, including trips to France, Holland and Germany. Note the prominent crest on the cover's bottom left corner: this was a stylish status symbol that was created in 1897 when the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway changed its name to become the more grandly titled Great Central Railway.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorcorporatename - Great Central Railway
Datecreation - 1899
TypeBooklet - timetable
Formatdimension.H - 297mm
dimension.W - 193mm
Identifier201/1958/D9
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationdocument - Railway timetable
part of - Booklet
CoverageLocation.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - 1899
RightsLeicestershire County Council