1875

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February

12th. Clifton Down Tunnel completed.

June

4th. Foundation stone of the Severn Railway Bridge laid.

August

2nd. The Midland Railway branch from Berkeley Road to Sharpness opened to freight. Berkeley Road station becomes a junction.

November

1st. The MR and LSWR jointly lease the S & D, forming the S&DJR.
1st. Bitton signal box opens.