Abbreviations used in the Index of LB&SCR Locomotives

Last updated 12 January 1999

Railway abbreviations

This section lists the abbreviations used for various railways in the index of LB&SCR locomotives.

A(NSW)DR Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks & Railway Co.
ACC Ashington Coal Co.
ADR Alexandra Docks Railway
BC Broomhill Colliery
BR British Railways
CCC Cowpen Coal Co.
CRC Cannock & Rugeley Colliery Co.
EHLR Edge Hill Light Railway
Frazer Messers Frazer & Co.
FYN Freshwater, Yarmouth & Newport Railway
GWR Great Western Railway
IWCR Isle of Wight Central Railway
JC Croydon & Dover Joint Committee (1842-05/1844-03), later the Brighton, Croydon & Dover Joint Committee (1844-03/1845-04-12)
KESR Kent & East Sussex Railway
L&B London & Brighton Railway (1839-01-08/1844-03 pre Joint Committee)
L&BR London & Brighton Railway (1845-04-12/1846-10 post Joint Committee)
L&C London & Croydon Railway (1838-07-28/1842-05 pre Joint Committee)
L&CR London & Croydon Railway (1845-04-12/1846-10 post Joint Committee)
LMS London, Midland & Scottish Railway
LSWR London, South Western Railway
M&BR Manchester & Birmingham Railway
MS&LR Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway
Pauling Pauling & Co.
R. MadiganR. Madigan (contractor)
RIC Rhymney Iron Co.
SE South Eastern Railway (1841-12/1842-05)
SECR South Eastern & Chatham Railway (1899/1923)
SER South Eastern Railway (1845-04-12/1898)
SMJR Stratford-on-Avon & Midland Junction Railway
SR Southern Railway (1923/1947)
WC&PR Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Railway
WE&CPRWest End & Crystal Palace Railway
WLR West Lancashire Railway

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