What was the LMS and what was its profitability?
What was the name of the LMS in Northern Ireland?
- The LMS was also the only one of the Big Four companies to operate rail services in Northern Ireland, serving most major settlements in the region. On 1 July 1903, the Midland Railway took over the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway and operated it under the name of Midland Railway (Northern Counties Committee).
How many miles of railway did the LMS run?
- In 1938, the LMS operated 6,870 miles (11,056 km) of railway (excluding its lines in Northern Ireland ), but its profitability was generally disappointing, with a rate of return of only 2.7%.
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