The Grand Junction, and the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion: Containing an Account of Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester ...

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Cornish, 1837 - 78 pages

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Page 8 - numbered to correspond with the seat taken. The places by the Mixed Trains are not numbered. LUGGAGE.—Each Passenger's Luggage will be placed on the roof of the Coach in which he has taken his place ; carpet bags and small luggage may be placed underneath the seat opposite to that which the owner occupies.
Page 3 - miles. The Grand Junction Railway also forms an important link in the great chain of Railway communication from London to Lancaster, a distance of 237 miles ; the whole of which, with the exception of 22 miles at the northern extremity, is expected to be completed in the course of next year. The
Page 95 - upwards of 6 feet in height, was modelled, cast, and sculptured at this Establishment; as also a Shield in honour of the Duke of Wellington's Victories» These and numerous other Works are stationed in separate rooms, to exhibit the progress of British Art.
Page 8 - intending to join the Trains at any of the stopping-places, are desired to be in good time, as the Train will leave each Station as soon as ready, without reference to the time stated in the above table, the main object being to perform the whole journey as expeditiously as possible. Passengers will be booked only conditionally, upon there being room on the arrival of the Trains ˇ and they will have
Page 3 - the Potteries, Nantwich, Sandbach, Middlewich, Northwich, Preston Brook, Frodsham, Runcorn, and Warrington, terminates at Newton, on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, by which it communicates with Liverpool and Manchester, the distance from Birmingham to those places respectively being
Page 8 - Carriages and Horses must be at the Stations at least a quarter of an hour before the time of departure. A supply of trucks will be kept at all the principal Stations on the line; but, to prevent disappointment, it is recommended that previous notice should be given, when practicable, at the Station where they may be required. No charge for landing or embarking Carriages or Horses on any part of the line.
Page 81 - in 1688, the manufacture of fire-arms was introduced, and continued to flourish until the close of the late war, during which the Government contracts for muskets alone generally averaged 30,000 per month. The
Page 96 - BRONZES, PAPIER MACHEE, &c. &c. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, are open for public inspection, and to which they solicit the honour of a visit, feeling confident that there is not an establishment in the Kingdom that can offer a better assorted stock, at superior advantages. THOS. ROLLASON also takes this opportunity of
Page 3 - have seats on the roof, for the accommodation of those who prefer riding outside.

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