Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for MANCHESTER, BOLTON, AND BURY RAILWAY

MANCHESTER, BOLTON, AND BURY RAILWAY, a railway in Lancashire; from Manchester, northwestward to Bolton. It was authorized in 1831, and opened in 1838; was formed at a cost of £67,000 per mile; is 10 miles long to Bolton, with a branch to Bury, and was amalgamated with other lines in 1847, to constitute the Lancashire and Yorkshire.

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

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

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