London and South Western Railway, Director's Pass
The London and South Western Railway (LSWR or L&SWR) was a railway company from 1838 to 1922.
John Edward Errington (1806-1862). In 1839 he became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, with an active career as an engineer officer.
Latterly he was appointed engineer to the London and South Western Railway, and his plan for the line from Yeovil to Exeter was accepted in 1856. The works were immediately commenced, and after great difficulties, owing to the heavy tunnels at Crewkerne and Honiton, the line was opened in 1860. Several branches of this line were also constructed under his direction.
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