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London Chatham & Dover Railway

Updated: 02-01-2014

Created in 1859, the London Chatham and Dover railway commenced ferry operations between Dover and Calais in 1864. In 1899 they amalgamated with the South Eastern Railway to form the South Eastern and Chatham Railway


LCDR operated ships included :
Victoria  
Empress  
Calais-Douvres  
Calais  
Dover  
Lord Warden