Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HAMMERSMITH AND CITY RAILWAY

HAMMERSMITH AND CITY RAILWAY, a railway in the western suburbs of the metropolis, in Middlesex. It comprises a line from the Great Western, at Greenlane Bridge, to Hammersmith, with branches to the West London, -authorized in 1861, and amounting to 2¼ miles; and a second junction with the Great Western, in Paddington parish, authorized in 1863, and amounting to 45 chains. The capital is £240, 000; and the amount on loan, £80, 000. The gauge is mixed.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a railway"   (ADL Feature Type: "railroad features")
Administrative units: Middlesex AncC
Place: Hammersmith

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