Methley Joint Committee Minutes of Meetings from 1864 to 1885, documents assembled by R.R. Nelson, Secretary, West Yorkshire Railway, 1864-1865, and William Grinling, Accountant's Office, Great Northern Railway, 1865-1885. The volume contains correspondence between the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, the North Eastern Railway and the West Yorkshire Railway companies, on various topics including the appointment of members to the joint committee formed to run the Methley Railway, as well as between members of the board regarding the running of the railway. In addition to this there are copies of the minutes of meetings of the Methley Railway Joint Committee detailing the construction and running of the railway for the period between 8th August 1864 and 23rd October 1885 accompanied by account sheets from 30th June 1868. The Methley Joint Railway was run by a joint committee of the NER, L&YR and WYR. The GNR took over the WYR in 1865.
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