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Railway companies operated in the East And North Yorkshire areas

Company
Independent Status
Absorbed
     
Hull and Holderness
1853 - 1862
All these companies ran into financial difficulties or went bankrupt and were absorbed by the stronger North Eastern Railways Company
Hull and Hornsea
1862 - 1866
Malton and Driffield
1846 - 1854
Scarborough Bridlington And West Riding
1885 - 1914
Scarborough and Whitby
1871 - 1898
     
The railway boom started in the 1840's with parliamentary plans been put forward by a host of independent railway companies these included the following for the East and North Yorkshire regions:
     
1844 Hull - Bridlington Branch Railway connected to the Hull Selby Railway
     
Route via: Ferriby Hutton Cranswick
  Swanland Skerne
  Cottingham (Great) Driffield
  Skidby Nafferton
  Beverley Lowthorpe
  Molescroft Little Kelk
  Leconfield Harpham
  Arram Burton Agnes
  Scorborough Thornholme
  Lockington Carnaby
  Watton Bridlington
     
1844 Scarborough - Bridlington
     
Route via: Seamer Buckton
  Cayton Bempton
  Muston Newsham
  Hunmanby Sewerby cum Marton
(later to become Flamborough)
  Reighton Bridlington
  Speeton  
     
1845 East Riding Junction Railway Driffield - Norton
     
Route via: (Little) Driffeld Bella (in Wharram le Street)
  Elmswell Warram Percy
  Garton Warrem le Street
  Wetwang North Grimston
  Fimber Settrington
  Burdale Norton
     
1845 Malton - Driffield Junction Railway
     
Route via: Norton Kirby Grindalythe
  Settrington Garton
  North Grimston Elmswell
  Warrem le Street (Little) Driffield
  Warram Percy (Great) Driffield
  Raisthorpe Wansford*
  Burdale Nafferton*
  Fimber Foston on the Wolds*
  Wetwang Brigham*
    * not built
     
Major Construction Line Projects Completion Dates
     
Hull - Selby 1 July 1840
York - Scarborough - Pickering 1 July 1845
Seamer - Filey 5 October 1846
Hull - Bridlington via Driffield 6 October 1846
York - Market Weighton 4 October 1847
Filey - Bridlington 18 October 1847
Malton - Driffield 19 May 1853
Hull - Withernsea 26 June 1854
Hull Hornsea 28 March 1864
Market Weighton - Beverley 1 May 1865
Scarborough - Whitby 16 July 1885
Market Weighton - Driffield 1 May 1890
     

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