Manchester & Leeds Railway 1836 - 1847

Nationality:
British
based:
England, United Kingdom

Incorporated on 4th July, 1836, the Manchester & Leeds railway was opened in 4th July 1839. Superintended by George Stephenson, its engineer was Thomas Longridge Gooch, a brother of Daniel Gooch of the GWR. It was incorporated into the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway in 1847.