Group    From 1897  To 1923

Great Central Railway

Categories: Transport

A railway company which came into being when the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway changed its name in anticipation of the opening of its London extension. It was eventually grouped into the London and North Eastern Railway.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Great Central Railway

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Marylebone Station Centenary

April 2015: this plaque and coat of arms have been removed. We didn't searc...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Great Central Railway

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Great Central Railway Chief Goods Manager's Office Employees

Andrew Behan has researched all the names on this plaque and writes that it w...

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Great Central Railway Engineers Office Staff

Great Central Railway Engineers Office Marylebone. In memory of L. Blanden H....

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Great Central Railway London and District Goods Department Staff

{Beneath the Great Central Railway coat of arms:} Great Central Railway Londo...

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Bentley Motor Car

Bentley Motor Car

Walter Owen Bentley (1888 - 1971), "W. O." to his friends, founded Bentley Motors Limited. The chassis for the first model (3 litres) was exhibited at the London Motor Show in October 1919. By Dece...

Vehicle, Engineering, Transport

2 memorials
Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways

A train operating company owned by Arriva UK Trains. It operates commuter/regional services from its Central London terminus at London Marylebone along the M40 corridor, as well as long distance se...

Group, Transport

1 memorial
Waterloo and City Railway

Waterloo and City Railway

A shuttle service between Waterloo and Bank (previously 'City') stations designed for commuters.  View from the Mirror has a very good post on this line. Londonist have a good succinct history of ...

Building, Transport

1 memorial
The King's Road

The King's Road

It derives its name from the fact that It was King Charles II’s private road to Kew and wasn’t opened to the general public until 1830. Mary Quant opened her shop ‘Bazaar’ here in 1955. Along with ...

Place, Commerce, Craft / Design, Royalty, Transport

1 memorial
Sir Sam Fay

Sir Sam Fay

Railway administrator. Born in Hamble-le-Rice, Hampshire, In 1872 he joined the London and South Western Railway as a clerk, and rose to become the last General Manager of the Great Central Railway...

Person, Transport

1 memorial