Track Extensions of Certain of the Street Railway Lines of D.C. hearings before the United States Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, Sixtieth Congress, first session, on Mar. 24, 1908

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Railway mania ended leaving few speculative investors, but the line from Richmond to Datchet was opened to the public on 22 August The extension to Windsor was delayed when the piers of the Thames bridge at Black Potts settled, and the line was opened belatedly on 1 December8 weeks after the GWR had reached its own Windsor station.

Even then it was to a cramped temporary station. It was redeveloped in to allow the extension of the Earls Court Exhibition halls over the southern end of the site.

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