This page provides short biographies of people associated with old permanent way, with surnames beginning with S. They are arranged in alphabetical order of surname. They provide links to related information and to any on-line detailed biographies that are available. For abbreviations used, see list in glossary.
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Swinburn, J. MInstCE.
Born 1846. Joined East Lancashire Railway in 1860. East Lancashire Railway absorbed by LYR. Chief Permanent Way Superintendent of LYR, 1876 - retired 1907. President of the PWI, 1892-93. Photo in PWI 100 years p.16.
Chief Engineer of LSWR, following J.W. Jacomb-Hood.
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