Monument record MYO3506 - York to Beverley Railway, 1847

Summary

The Y.N.M. was empowered in 1846 to construct a branch from the Scarborough line to Market Weighton and Beverley; the York to Market Weighton section was opened in 1847, but it was not extended to Beverley until 1865. ( From: 'Transport', A History of the County of York: the City of York (1961), pp. 472-481. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36382 Date accessed: 26 January 2012.) Due to the high costs, was not completed beyond Market Weighton. It opened in 1848, was closed in 1965 and dismantled.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6634 5569 (12018m by 2774m) (16 map features)
Map sheet SE65NE
Civil Parish Huntington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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1 The north east 53 vol.4 by K Hoole

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Dec 6 2021 11:22AM

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