Lost Lines

Lost Lines

Author: Roger Norfolk

Publisher: eBook Partnership

ISBN: 9781913733278

Category: History

Page: 64

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The 55 mile rail route between Birmingham and Oxford is still an important artery for the Nation's passenger and freight traffic. Trains from the north of England routed through Birmingham can gain direct access southwards to Reading, and thereby to the south coast. The photographs in this book, through, recall a time up to the mid 1960s when it was an altogether different railway. These were the dying days of steam and of equipment and working practices developed from Victorian times.
Lost Lines
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Roger Norfolk
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-05 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

The 55 mile rail route between Birmingham and Oxford is still an important artery for the Nation's passenger and freight traffic. Trains from the north of England routed through Birmingham can gain direct access southwards to Reading, and thereby to the south coast. The photographs in this book, through, recall
Lost Lines of England and Wales
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Tom Ferris
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-24 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

Straddling the border between England and Wales, the railway linking Shrewsbury to Chester has been serving the communities along its length since 1848, as well as being, for over a century, a key component of the Great Western Railway's main line from the Mersey to London. It still remains busy
Lost Lines of Wales
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Jamie Green
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-24 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

Having covered the southern section of the Central Wales Line and its branches in Swansea to Llandovery, this volume traces the line from Llandovery to Craven Arms, where it met the North & West line, taking its traffic on to Shrewsbury. This takes in the remarkable feats of engineering the
Lost Lines
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Paul Lawton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-05 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

The Yatton to Witham line was one of the prettiest and beat-loved railways in Somerset and is remembered with great affection by locals and railway enthusiasts alike. It ran along the edge of the Mendip Hills through Cheddar, Wells and Shepton Mallet. Today, walkers and cyclists enjoy stretches of it
Birmingham to Oxford
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Roger Norfolk
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-11 - Publisher: Lost Lines of England

The 55-mile rail route between Birmingham and Oxford is still an important artery for the Nations passenger and freight traffic. Trains from the north of England routed through Birmingham can gain direct access southwards to Reading, and thereby to the south coast. The photographs in this book, though, recall a