AU WA A1925 - MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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AU WA A1925

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Dates of existence

1890-03-21 - 1964-08-01

History

The Midland Railway Company was floated in England on 21 March 1890 taking over previous interests that had begun work on construction of the railway from Midland Junction to Walkaway, the first sod having been turned on 1 March 1886. Construction had ceased by the end of 1887 but re-started after the new company was formed. The completed railway was opened on 24 November 1894. On 1 August 1964 the company's assets were taken over by the Western Australian Government Railways.

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Related entity

AU WA A585 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2] (1949-04-22 - 2000-12-17)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A585

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is the successor of

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Description of relationship

MRCo taken over by WAGR 1 August 1964.

Related unit of description

Series S2238 - PLANS - CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Creation

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Final

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Full

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Archivist's notes