Abbreviations used in the references




A&ST Alford & Sutton Tramway (Lincolnshire)
Ab Aberdeen Railway
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ANSW Alexandra, Newport & South Wales Docks & Railway
Ash. Ashover Light Railway
AVR Alford Valley Railway (Scotland)
AXJt Axholme Joint Railway
B&CD Belfast & County Down Railway
B&L Ballymena & Larne Railway
Ba. Barry Railway
BALR Burton & Ashby Light Railway
BC Bishops Castle Railway
BE Bristol & Exeter Railway
BJ Branding Junction
BJt Birkenhead Joint
Black. Blackwall
BLCJ Birkenhead, Lancs and Cheshire Junction
BLR Bala Lake Railway
Blue. Bluebell Railway
BM Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway
BMR Brecon Mountain Railway
BNT Bessbrook & Newry Tramway
BPGV Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley Railway
BR British Rail
BT Blyth & Tyne
BVR Bure Valley Railway
BWA Bideford, Westward Ho! & Appledore Railway
C&L Cavan & Leitrim Railway
C&Mc Cork & MacRoom Railway
C&Mu Cork & Muskerry Railway
C&SL City & South London Railway
C&VB Castlederg & Victoria Bridge Railway
Cal. Caledonian Railway
Cam. Cambrian Railway
Car. Cardiff Railway
CB Chester & Birkenhead Railway
CBRP Cork & Black Rock Passage Railway
CBSC Cork, Brandon & South Coast Railway
CCR Cork City Railways
CDJt County Donegal Joint Railway Committee
CGU City of Glasgow Union Railway
CHHT Clontarf & Hill of Howth Tramroad
CKP Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway
Cl.V Clogher Valley Railway
CLC Cheshire Lines Committee
CM Campbeltown & Machrihanish Railway
CMDP Cleobury Mortimer & Ditton Priors Railway
Cor. Corris Railway
Corr. Corringham Light Railway
CS Carlisle & Silloth
CT Croydon Tramlink
CVR Colne Valley Railway
CWJ Cleator & Workington Junction Railway
D&L Dublin & Lucan Railway
D&N Dundee & Newtyle Railway
D&SE Dublin & South Eastern Railway
DAJt Dundee & Arbroath Joint Railway
Drn. Dearne Valley Railway
Dist. District Railway
DLE Docklands Light Railway Extension
DLR Docklands Light Railway
DN&G Dundalk, Newry & Greenore Railway
DN&S Didcot, Newbury & Southampton Railway
DV Dart Valley Railway
DVLR Derwent Valley Railway
E&N Edinburgh & Northern Railway
EA East Anglian Railways
EC Eastern Counties
EG Edinburgh & Glasgow
EHT Eaton Hall Tramway
EKLR East Kent Light Railway
EL East London Railway
ELR East Lancashire Railway
ESLR East Suffolk Light Railway
ESR Embsay Steam railway
EWJ East & West Junction
EWYU East & West Yorkshire Union
F&B Festiniog & Blaenau Railway
Fa.R Fairbourne Railway
FD Forest of Dean Railway
Fox. Foxfield Light Railway
FR Festiniog Railway
Fun. Funicular Railway
Fur. Furness Railway
FYN Freshwater, Yarmouth & Newport Railway
G&G Glasgow & Garnkirk Railway
G&I Grimsby & Immingham Electric Tramway
GBKJt Glasgow, Barrhead & Kilmarnock Joint
GC Great Central Railway
GCR Great Central Railway (preserved railway)
GCT Giants Causeway Tramway
Gd.Fest. International Garden Festival (Liverpool)
GE Great Eastern Railway
GG Groudle Glen Railway (IOM)
GKE Garstang & Knott End Railway
Glam. Glamorgan
Glos. Gloucestershire
GMM Greater Manchester MetroLink
GN Great Northern Railway
GNCR Great Northern & City Railway
GNPB Great Northern, Piccadilly & Brompton Rly
GNR(I) Great Northern Railway of Ireland
GNS Great North of Scotland Railway
GO Great Orme Tramway
GPJt Glasgow & Paisley Jont
GS&W Great Southern & Western Railway
GSW Glasgow & South Western Railway
GU Glasgow Underground
Gu.R Guernsey Railway
GVT Glyn Valley Tramway
GW Great Western Railway
H&C Hammersmith & City Railway
H&H Hull & Holderness Railway
HB Hull & Barnsley Railway
Herts. Hertfordshire
HHL Halifax High Level Railway
HHT Hill of Howth Tramway
HL High Level
HR Highland Railway
IE Iarnod Eireann (Irish Railways)
IOM Isle of Man
IOW Isle of Wight Railway
IWC Isle of Wight Central Railway
JE Jersey Eastern Railway
JLE Jubilee Line Extension
JR Jersey Railways & Tramways Ltd
Jt Joint
KESR Kent & East Sussex Light Railway
KLR Kinver Light Railway
KTLR Kelvedon & Tollesbury Light Railway
L&B Listowel & Ballybunion Railway
L&M Leek & Manifold Light Railway
LB Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
LBR London & Birmingham Railway
LBSC London, Brighton & South Coast Railway
LCD London, Chatham & Dover Railway
LE London Electric Railway
LL Low Level
LLR Llanberis Lake Railway
LLS Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway
LM Longmoor Military Railway
LMS London, Midland & Scottish Railway
LNE London & North Eastern Railway
LNW London & North Western Railway
LO Liverpool Overhead Railway
LS Leicester & Swannington Railway
LSR Launceston Steam Railway
LSW London and South Western Railway
LT London Transport
LTS London, Tilbury & Southend Railway
LVR Lappa Valley Railway
LY Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
M&C Maryport & Carlisle Railway
M&GN Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway
M&SWJt Midland & South Western Junction Railway
Maw. Mawddwy Light Railway
MB Manchester & Birmingham Railway
MC Midland Counties Railway
MER Manx Electric Railway
Mer. Mersey Railway
Met. Metropolitan Railway
Meth. Methley Joint Railway
MGW Midland Great Western Railway
Mid. Midland Railway
Midd. Middleton Railway
Mini. Miniature Railway
ML Manchester & Leeds Railway
MM Midland Metro
MN Mid-Norfolk Railway
MNR Manx Northern Railway
Mon. Monmouthshire
MRC Midland Railway Centre
MR&C Monmouthshire Railway & Canal Co.
MSJA Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway
MSL Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway
MSLR Mid Suffolk Light Railway
Mumb. Mumbles Railway
MW Mid-Wales Railway
N&B Neath & Brecon Railway
N&Be Newcastle & Berwick Railway
N&C Newcastle & Carlisle Railway
N&NS Newcastle & North Shields Railway
NB North British Railway
NC Newcastle & Carlisle Railway
NCC Northern Counties Committee
NE North Eastern Railway
NIR Northern Ireland Railways
NL North London Railway
NLLR North Lindsay Light Railway
NM North Midland Railway
NN North Norfolk Railway
NS North Staffordshire Railway
NSJt Norfolk & Suffolk Joint Railway
NSWJt North & South Western Junction Joint Railway
NU Northern Union Railway
NV Nene Valley Railway
NVLR Nidd Valley Light Railway
NW North Western Railway
OAGB Oldham, Ashton & Guide Bridge Junction Railway
Oxon. Oxfordshire
P< Pwllheli & Llanbedrog Tramway
P&T Pembroke & Tenby Railway
PCT Pwllheli Corporation Tramway
PDSWJ Plymouth, Devonport & South Western Junction
PLA Port of London Authority
PLJt Preston & Longridge Joint
PO Post Office Railway
PPWJt Portpatrick & Wigtownshire Joint
PsT Portstewart Tramway
PT Port Talbot Railway
PW Preston & Wyre Railways & Harbour
PWJt Preston & Wyre Joint
RCT Rye & Camber Tramway
Rd Road
RER Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
RHDLR Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Light Railway
Rhym. Rhymney Railway
ROF Royal Ordnance Factory
RSB Rhondda & Swansea Bay
RTR Ramsgate Tunnel Railway
S&DJt Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway
Sb. Stocksbridge Railway
Sbox Signal box
SD Stockton & Darlington Railway
SE South Eastern Railway
SEC South Eastern & Chatham Railway
Sel. Selsey Light Railway/Tramway
SH Shrewsbury & Hereford Railway
SHJt Shrewsbury & Hereford Joint Railway
SHLR Sand Hutton Light Railway
SHR Stockton & Hartlepool Railway
SKJt Swinton & Knottingley Joint Railway
SKLR Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway
SL South London Line (LBSC/SEC)
SLNC Sligo,Leitrim & Northern Counties Railway
SM Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway
SMJ Stratford-on-Avon & Midland Junction Railway
SMR Snowdon Mountain Railway
Som. Somerset
SPR Southend Pier Railway
SR Southern Railway
SS Schull & Skibbereen Railway
SSMWC South Shields, Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway
St Street
St. Saint
St&D Stirling & Dunfermline Railway
STR South Tynedale Railway
SVR Severn Valley Railway
SWJt Severn & Wye Joint Railway
SWM South Wales Mineral Railway
Swold Southwold Railway
SY South Yorkshire & River Dun
SYST South Yorkshire Super Tram
T&D Tralee & Dingle Railway
Tal. Talyllyn Railway
Tan. Tanfield Railway
THFL Totton, Hythe & Fawley Light (LSW)
THJt Tottenham & Hampstead Junction Railway
TV Taff Vale Railway
TW Tyne & Wear Metro
Van Van Railway
VG Vale of Glamorgan Railway
VN Vale of Neath Railway
Volks Volks Railway (Brighton)
VoR Vale of Rheidol Railway
W&C Waterloo & City branch
W&CI Waterford & Central Ireland Railway
W&L Welshpool & Llanfair Railway
W&S Warrington & Stockport
W&T Waterford & Tramore Railway
WC West Cornwall Railway
WCEJt Whitehaven, Cleator & Egremont Joint
WCPLR Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway
WFJ Whitehaven & Furness Junction
WHLR Welsh Highland Light Railway (Preservation Society)
WHR Welsh Highland Railway
Wir. Wirral Railway
WL West London & West London Extension Railways
WLa West Lancashire Railway
WLL West Lancashire Light Railway
WN-SR Wembley Never-Stop Railway
Worcs. Worcestershire
WSLR West Sussex Light Railway
WSM West Somerset Mineral Railway
WT Wantage Tramway
WYPTE West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
YNMR York & North Midland Railway
Yorks. Yorkshire





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