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Railways of Marple and District: Abbreviations

B.R. - British Railways

C. L.C. - Cheshire Lines Committee (G.C., Mid & G.N. Joint)

d.m.u. - diesel multiple unit

G.C./G.C.R. - Great Central Railway

G.C. & Mid - Great Central and Midland Joint Railway

G.C. & N.S. - Great Central and North Staffordshire Joint Railway

G.M.T. - Greater Manchester Transport

G.N./G.N.R. - Great Northern Railway

L. & M. - Liverpool and Manchester Railway

L.M.R. - London Midland Region

L.M.S. - London, Midland and Scottish Railway

L.N.E.R. - London and North Eastern Railway

L.N.W. - London and North Western Railway

L. & Y. - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

M. & B. - Manchester and Birmingham Railway

M.B.M. - Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway

M.B.M. & M.J. - Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway

M. & L. - Manchester and Leeds Railway

M.N.M. & H.J. - Marple, New Mills and Hayfield Junction Railway

Mid, or M.R. - Midland Railway

M.S.J.A. - Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway

M.S.L. - Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway

N.S. - North Staffordshire Railway

P.T.E. - Passenger Transport Executive

S.A. & M. - Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway

S. & M. - Sheffield and Midland Joint Railway (M.S.L. & Mid)

S.D. & W.B. - Stockport, Disley and Whaley Bridge Railway

S.E.L.N.E.C. - South East Lancashire and North East Cheshire (Title of P.T.E. set-up under 1968 Transport Act; now G.M.T.)

T.U.C.C. - Transport Users Consultative Committee

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