Cert. of £100 Share. green. No 5282. The Cheltenham and Great Western Union Railway was a 7 ft (2,134 mm) broad gauge railway that linked the Great Western Railway at Swindon, Wiltshire, with Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Much of the route is still in regular use today as the Golden Valley Line. In 1840 the line opened from Cheltenham to Gloucester (only for Birmingham & Gloucester Railway trains). 1841 the line opened from Swindon to Cirencester. In 1843 company sold to Great Western Railway. The line between Cheltenham and Gloucester was worked jointly with the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway (standard gauge), necessitating mixed gauge track and shared maintenance, but the Great Western regauged the line to standard gauge.
Datum: 1 December 1835
Startprijs: € 300