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UK railways expand in the 1920s
1920s
1920 There are about 20,292 miles of railway routes in Britain.

1923 The Great Western Railway, London Midland and Scottish Railway, London and North Eastern Railway and Southern Railway companies are formed.

1926 There are about 20,395 miles of railway track in Britain.

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