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Question 1: In 1922, one year prior to the formation of the LMS, the LNWR had absorbed the ________, including their works at Horwich in Lancashire, which had opened in 1886.
London and North Western RailwayLancashire and Yorkshire RailwayLondon, Midland and Scottish RailwayLondon, Brighton and South Coast Railway

Question 2: ________
Coaches of the London, Midland and Scottish RailwayHighland RailwayGreat Western RailwayGlasgow and South Western Railway

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  An electric multiple unit as used by the LMS in the London area, stands at Harrow and Wealdstone station after nationalisation.
  An LMS sleeping car in the standard maroon livery
  Contemporary 1935 map of LMS system. Other railways' lines are omitted but LMS joint lines are shown.

Question 4: Wolverton works in Buckinghamshire had been established by the ________ in the 1830s, and since 1862 (when all locomotive works had transferred to Crewe) had been the LNWR's carriage works.
London, Midland and Scottish RailwayLondon and Birmingham RailwayWest Coast Main LineLondon and North Western Railway

Question 5: In conjunction with the LNER, the lines of the former ________ were electrified using the 1500 V dc overhead line system, opening on 11 May 1931.
Altrincham stationManchester Piccadilly stationManchester, South Junction and Altrincham RailwayManchester Victoria station

Question 6: ________ 265.25 miles (426 km)
Northern IrelandBNCR Class SNorthern Counties CommitteeNCC Class A1

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Sir Guy Granet, Chairman of the LMS between 1924 and 1927[43]
  An LMS sleeping car in the standard maroon livery
  The TS Queen Mary. This ship was part of the LMS Clyde steamer fleet from 1935 to 1947.
  Contemporary 1935 map of LMS system. Other railways' lines are omitted but LMS joint lines are shown.

Question 8: In Manchester, the line from Bury to Manchester Victoria had already been electrified by the ________ using a side-contact, third rail system.
London, Midland and Scottish RailwayLancashire and Yorkshire RailwayLondon, Brighton and South Coast RailwayLondon and North Western Railway

Question 9: ________
LMS Stanier Class 8FLMS Royal Scot ClassLMS Fowler Class 3FLocomotives of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway

Question 10: In one year, the LMS ran 43 special trains to take spectators to the ________ at Aintree,[14] and a further 55 for the Cup Final at Wembley.
Grand National2006 Grand National2007 Grand NationalCheltenham Gold Cup







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