RailwaysCastleford lies on the very edge of the concealed coalfield and the earliest coal extraction was to the west where the coal measures outcrop on the surface. These workings were served by tramroads but the opening of the York & North Midland Railway in 1840, and then subsequent lines, opened up the ...
RailwaysThe story of this very early railway which crossed the Peak District by horse power and rope worked inclines. Closed in the l960s, the route is now a popular cycle track
RailwaysA pictorial history of a largely forgotten branch line with route description and signalling diagrams & information
RailwaysWell researched history of this rural backwater which was actually promoted as a main line
RailwaysThis book treats as the main line the route from Manchester Victoria to Leeds via Halifax and through the lower Calder Valley to Normanton. Branch lines are dealt with in separate chapters. The books is both revised and enlarged from the edition which appeared in 1987.
RailwaysHistorical survey and guide to the railways of Central Switzerland. Main lines, branch lines, narrow gauge., funiculars, lake steamers. Maps, travel information.
RailwaysCompletely revised, updated and enlarged edition of the title which first appeared in 1989.
RailwaysAn updated reprint of Martin Bairstow's first volume on East Yorkshire
RailwaysRailways in East Yorkshire first appeared in 1990. A revised, enlarged and updated edition emerged in 2002, by which time it had become Volume One. In 1995, Volume Two had appeared, exploring certain themes in more depth and Introducing guest contributions. The Idea of a Volume Three came from the ...
RailwaysThis is the second book in what is intended to be a four part series covering the whole of Ireland. The Lines featured in Part Two are found almost entirely in Northern Ireland. A Large proportion closed in around 1950, victims some would say of the anti rail policy pursued by the then Ulster ...
RailwaysThe Great Southern & Western was the largest Irish railway, prior to the 1924 Grouping. The main lines are still functioning as part of Iarnród Éireann, carrying levels of passenger traffic previously undreamt of, but no longer very much freight. Gone completely are the branch lines, including the ...
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