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 Railway Abbreviations.Railway Signals. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Railway King.
 
George Hudson, of Yorkshire, chairman of the North Midland Company, and for a time the Dictator of the railway speculations. In one day he cleared the large sum of £100,000. It was the Rev. Sydney Smith who gave him this designation. (1800–1871.)   1
 


 Railway Abbreviations.Railway Signals. 

 
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