Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company incorporated in 1846 with the object of building a line from London to York. It quickly saw that seizing control of territory was key to development, and it acquired, or took leases of, many local railways, whether actually built or not. In so doing, it overextended itself financially.
Leeds, Bradford and Halifax Junction Railway
The Leeds, Bradford and Halifax Junction Railway (LB&HJR) was an English railway company. It built a line between Bradford and Leeds, and had running powers over the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway to Halifax. It opened its main line in 1854 and later
Esholt railway station
Esholt railway station was a railway station on the Shipley to Guiseley line of the Midland Railway. It opened on 4 December 1876 along with Baildon station when the line was formally opened, and closed on 28 October 1940. The buildings remained after
St Dunstans railway station
St Dunstans railway station is a closed station in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The station was the location of a three-way junction with platforms on two of the lines
Leicester Belgrave Road railway station
Leicester Belgrave Road was the Great Northern Railway terminus in Leicester, England. It was the terminus of the GNR's branch line from the Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway at Marefield Junction
Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway
The Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway was a British railway line, almost entirely within Leicestershire. Authorised by the same Act of Parliament, the Great Northern Railway Leicester Branch was built, branching from the Joint Line
Sedbergh Rural District
Sedbergh Rural District was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire in England from 1894 to its abolition in 1974. The district consisted of the three parishes of Sedbergh, Garsdale and Dent. In 1974 the district became part of the South
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Kirklees was the site of a 12th-century Cistercian Priory north of Mirfield, in what is now West Yorkshire, in the metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, and is close to the current route of the M62 motorway. The priory no longer exists, although the name
Eccleshill railway station
Eccleshill railway station was a railway station in Eccleshill, West Yorkshire, England
MV Eurovoyager
The MV Voyager was a freight and passenger ferry which was operated by Transeuropa Ferries
France Bleu Pays de Savoie
France Bleu Pays de Savoie, sometimes referred to as France Bleu Savoie, is a generalist radio station based in Chambéry. The radio station serves the departments of Savoie and Haute-Savoie, though it can also be received as far as Geneva, Lyon, and in