AviationAuthor and expert Tim McLelland gives the reader more than they bargained for with this in depth and extremely informative piece of work
RailwaysAfter views of Leeds's Central Station, Bramhope, Arthington Jct. and Pool-in-Wharfedale feature, followed by Harrogate, which in 1964 was a busy rail centre, handling both freight and passenger traffic. Diverging from the Ripon line on the northeast outskirts of Harrogate was the line to York, and ... From the series Marsden Rail
RailwaysIt is now 50 years since this appalling accident, when on 8th October, 1952, 112 people were killed and 167 passengers were taken to hospital for treatment making it the 2nd most serious railway accident in the United Kingdom. It came about when the overnight sleeping car train from Perth to London ... From the series Series X
RailwaysThis part of the first main line between London and the Midlands had no intermediate stations initially. However, their evolution is fully illustrated herein along with that of the trains of the route. The branches are shown in detail, including one covered in vegetation, but technically not closed. From the series Midland Main Lines
RailwaysThe Harton Electric Railway (located in South Shields on Tyneside) must surely be one of Britain's most remarkable railways! Built to transport coal from pits to staiths on the River Tyne for shipment, using overhead electric traction, this highly successful system operated for more than 80 years. ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
RailwaysThe changing roll of the line over the years has been dramatic. It has carried everything from coal and sheep to holiday makers and the paraphernalia of two World Wars. The scenery is equally varied, being particularly unusual on the unique New Romney branch. All these features are recorded with ... From the series South Coast Railways
Trams, Road VehiclesA fleet of 65 four-wheeled tramcars once climbed the steep hills inland and ran along eight miles of seafront, faithfully serving residents and holidaymakers alike. They are illustrated in many busy streets, on the elegant promenades and on peaceful Wealden country roads. The album also gives a ... From the series Tramway Classics
RailwaysOver the past 25 years, 278 new or reopened stations have been added to the national rail network of Great Britain. These inclucle stations on just over 200 miles of freight-only line reopened to passengers or, in a few cases, abandoned route relaid or completely new line constructed. In this ...
RailwaysThe Westerham and Hawkhurst steam branches were attractive lines in Kent both serving the main London & Dover route. Electrification of the main line and falling income from the branches were their downfall. The usual excuse of future infrastructure costs also added fuel to the closure decisions. ...
RailwaysThe construction of this fascinating branch line was resisted for many years by the South Eastern Railway, but eventually it opened in 1893. Meandering through the High Weald of Kent and landscapes of quiet hilltop villages, hop gardens and deeply wooded valleys, this delightful rural backwater ...
RailwaysBuilt in 1842 as an engine shed for the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway, Haymarket has served the railways that radiate from Edinburgh ever since. Haymarket locomotives and footplate crews partook in the Railway Races of 1895, and on the non-stops between Edinburgh and London before and after the ...
RailwaysIn its latter years the route from Horsted Keynes to Seaford was served by a regular electric train service. The line is fully illustrated and includes many nostalgic photographs from steam days. There are many photographs of the harbour and of the ships at Newhaven throughout the last 100 years. ... From the series Southern Main Lines
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