Private Opening of the Kilmarnock Branch Railway

Private Opening of the Kilmarnock Branch Railway

£125.00

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Description

[002624] [Train Line Opening Ticket]. Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway. Private Opening of the Kilmarnock Branch. Glasgow: Allan & Ferguson, 1843. First Edition. 48mo (Oblong). Unbound. Ticket. Good+. Single sided lithographic ticket, approximately 125mm x 95mm in size.

Very slightly soiled, minor glue staining to corners of reverse but generally quite bright and clean.

In 1839 the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway opened its main line between Irvine and Ayr, and was making progress in approaching Kilmarnock from Dalry, which opened in 1843. This ticket is for the private opening of that Kilmarnock branch of the railway.

For the printers [David] Allan and [William] Ferguson, see SBTI and Worms and Baynton-Williams, pages 14-15

£125.00