Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway






Dates

  /  /1866South Eastern Railway
Sir Edward Watkin (of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, later the Great Central Railway) becomes chairman.
  /  /1880Channel Tunnel
Borings made from Shakespeare Cliff. The tunnel to be of extension of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (Great Central Railway) and Metropolitan Railway to France. Project abandoned due to defence and political reasons
  /  /1897Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway
Company re-named the Great Central Railway.