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Events and images from 1948

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Key Events from 1948

From the railway archiveThe 'Big Four' railway companies are Nationalised to become British Railways. The national network is then split into operating regions, with the London Extension coming under the control of the British Railways Eastern Region. This region is made up of former LNER men and life on the line continues much as before.

There are 4 records from 1948

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L2581
Metropolitan Line at Harrow-on-the-Hill
Metropolitan Line at Harrow-on-the-Hill
L2582
Metropolitan Railway signal cabin
Metropolitan Railway signal cabin
L2623
Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground station
Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground station
L2654
4-4-2T locomotive No. 7418 at Chalfont & Latimer Station
4-4-2T locomotive No. 7418 at Chalfont & Latimer Station