25 February 2016
25 February 2016
|12th November 1844||Midland Railway gave notice to make a Railway from Lincoln to Ely with a branch to Holbeach.||London Gazette, 12 November 1844, page 3880.|
|3rd November 1852||Norwich & Spalding Railway gave notice to incorporate a company and make railways:
||London Gazette, 30 November 1852, page 3487.|
|4th August 1853||Royal assent given to Norwich & Spalding Railway Act||RM 1898-8.
|9th November 1858||Norwich & Spalding Railway gave notice to make railway extending the line from Holbeach to Sutton Bridge.||London Gazette, 30 November 1858, page 5230.|
|15th November 1858||Spalding No.1 to Holbeach opened for traffic.||RM 1936-9.
|13th August 1859||Royal assent given to Norwich & Spalding Railway Act authorising the extension from Holbeach to Sutton Bridge.||London Gazette, 16 August 1859, page 3110.|
|12th November 1861||Norwich & Spalding Railway gave notice to make railways:
||London Gazette, 29 November 1861, page 5115-5116.|
|1st July 1862||Holbeach to Sutton Bridge opened for traffic.||RM 1936-9.
|1st November 1862||Norwich & Spalding Railway gave notice to:
||London Gazette, 21 November 1862, pages 5589-5590.|
|12th November 1862||Norwich & Spalding Railway gave notice to:
||London Gazette, 21 November 1862, pages 5625-5626.|
|5th July 1865||Royal assent given to Great Northern Railway (Junctions) Act which authorised additional tracks for the March line from near the Bourn Road Crossing to near Pinchbeck Road Crossing. The junctions with the Norwich & Spalding Railway was not to be altered without the express consent in writing of the Norwich & Spalding Railway.
Also to make a new crossing of Bourn Road and divert an unamed road. Will need to check deposited plan to see which road.
Note: Bourn Road Crossing later renamed Winsover Road Crossing.
|Act of Parliament|
|6th July 1866||Agreement that the line from Lynn to Bourn known as the Midland & Eastern will be worked by the Midland and Great Northern Railway companies.||Eastern & Midlands (Extensions) Act 1888.|
|23rd July 1866||Royal assent given to Midland and Eastern and Norwich and Spalding Act which confirmed the agreement of 6 July 1866.||Act of Parliament|
|August 1867||Midland & Eastern Railway took over working the railway.||Warren|