'New Grand Entrance to the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, Lime Street', 1836.
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View of the facade of Lime Street Station, Liverpool. Lime Street Station was a terminus of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. (LMR). The LMR was built under the guidance of chief engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848). It opened on 15 September 1830, becoming the world's first inter-city railway.