A. & B. R. Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway.
B. & L. J. R. Bourn and Lynn Joint Railway.
B. & M. R. Brecon and Merthyr Railway.
B. & N. C. R. Belfast and Northern Counties Railway. Cal. R. Caledonian Railway.
Cam. R. Cambrian Railway.
C. K. & P. R. Cockermouth, Keswick, and Penrith Railway.
C.L.C. Cheshire Lines Committee, embracing the G. N., M. S. & L., and Mid. Coys. C. V. R. Colne Valley and Halstead Railway.
C. W. & C. R. Central Wales and Carmarthen Railway.
C. & C. R. Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway.
D. R. & C. R. Denbigh, Ruthin, and Corwen Railway.
E. L. R. East London Railway.
E. & W. J. R. East and West Junction Railway.
Fur. R. Furness Railway.
G. & K. R. Garstang and Knotend Railway.
G. & S. W. R. Glasgow and South-Western Railway. G. E. R. Great Eastern Railway.
G. N. S. R. Great Northern of Scotland Railway.
G. N. R. Great Northern Railway.
G. N. I. R. Great Northern of Ireland Railway.
G. S. & W. R. Great Southern and Western Railway. G. W. R. Great Western Railway.
H. R. Highland Railway.
I. of M. R. Isle of Man Railway.
I. of W. R. Isle of Wight Railway.
L. & Y. R. Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway. L. B. & S. C. R. London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway. L. C. & D. R. London, Chatham, and Dover Railway.
L. D. & E. C. R. Lancashire, Derby, and East Coast Railway.
L. & N. W. R. London and North-Western Railway.
L. & S. W. R. London and South-Western Railway.
L. T. & S. R. London, Tilbury, and Southend Railway. M. & M. R. Manchester and Milford Railway.
M. S. & L. R. Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway.
M. S. J. & A. R. Manchester, South Junction, and Altrincham Railway. M. & C. R. Maryport and Carlisle Railway.
Met. R. Metropolitan Railway.
Met. D. R. Metropolitan District Railway.
M. R. Midland Railway.
M. W. R. Mid-Wales Railway.
M. G. W. I. R. Midland Great-Western of Ireland Railway. N. & B. R. Neath and Brecon Railway.
N. & B. J. R. Northampton and Banbury Junction Railway.
N. B. R. North British Railway.
N. E. R. North-Eastern Railway.
N. L. R. North London Railway.
N. S. R. North Staffordshire Railway.
P. & T. R. Pembroke and Tenby Railway.
R. R. Rhymney Railway.
S. & W. & S. B. R. Severn and Wye and Severn Bridge Railway.
S. & D. J. R. Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway.
S. E. R. South-Eastern Railway.
S. M. & A. R. Swindon, Marlborough, and Andover Railway. T. V. R. Taff Vale Railway.
W. & L. R. Waterford and Limerick Railway.
W. & P. R. R. Watlington and Princes Risboro' Railway. W. R. Wigtownshire Railway.
W. M. & C. Q. R. Wrexham, Mold, and Connah's Quay Railway.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894