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... problems and was facing bankruptcy when the South Eastern Railway, which had received the Royal Assent in 1844, agreed to take it over, operating it in isolation from their own line ... When the South Eastern Railway's own network eventually reached Canterbury in 1846, it decided to convert the line for use with its own locomotives throughout, after upgrading the track ... gauge was small, the height of Tyler Hill Tunnel being only twelve feet and the South Eastern locomotives were modified with shorter chimneys and lowered boilers ...
... in 1870 as a consolidation of the Pana, Springfield and North Western Railroad and Illinois South Eastern Railway, the Springfield and Illinois South Eastern Railway ran from Springfield to Shawneetown ... In 1875 the Ohio and Mississippi Railway acquired the line ...
... Due to increasing of Eastern Railway trains, many platforms, which were previously built for South Eastern Railway trains, now often occupied by Eastern Railway trains ... limitation, increasing the number of long distance trains was not possible from Howrah for South Eastern Railway ... To overcome this problem, South Eastern Railway suggested to Indian Railway officers to construct another bigger rail station at Howrah, mostly for long distance trains ...
... It is the busiest junction station in South Eastern Railway Zone after Howrah ... Hence, it is often termed as Gateway to South Eastern Railway ... to decongest Kharagpur station and speed up locomotives, South Eastern Railway has decided to develop Hijli (where IIT is located) as an alternative station for Kharagpur ...
... South Eastern and Chatham Railway Southeastern (train operating company). ...
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