London, Midland and Scottish Railway

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London, Midland and Scottish Railway
LMS shield on station in leeds.jpg
LMS crest, cairved intae the stanewark at
Leeds station
Reportin merkLMS
LocaleIngland; Northren Ireland; Scotland; Wales
Dates o operation1 Januar 1923[1]–31 December 1947
Predecessor
SuccessorBritish Railways[2]
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) staundart gauge
5 ft 3 in (1,600 mm) in Northern Ireland
Electrification600 or 650 V DC third rail
630 V DC third an fowert rail
1,200 V DC side contact third rail
6.6 kV 25 Hz AC owerheid
Lenth7,790 miles (12,537 km)
HeidquartersEuston House, Lunnon

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)[lower-alpha 1] wis a Breetish railwey company.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. It haes been argied that the ineetials LMSR shoud be uised tae be conseestent wi LNER, GWR an SR. The London, Midland and Scottish Railway's corporate eemage uosed LMS, an this is whit is generally uised in historical circles. The LMS occasionally an aa uised the ineetials LM&SR. For conseestency, this airticle uises the ineetials LMS.

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Soorces

  • Whitehouse, Patrick; Thomas, David St John (2002). LMS 150 : The London Midland & Scottish Railway A century and a half of progress. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-1378-9.