New PDF release: All Stations to Longridge: A History of the Preston to

By David John Hindle

ISBN-10: 1445602008

ISBN-13: 9781445602004

David Hindle's most modern good illustrated booklet strains the evolution and whole historical past of the Preston to Longridge department line from its authentic commencing on 1 may perhaps 1840, to the final closing phase of the department in 1994. the 1st railways have been the most important in increasing and reworking the social and fiscal prosperity of the country's cities and villages and this actual department line used to be definitely no exception. The mixed mineral and passenger line used to be in basic terms the second one within the order of railways to open round Preston and all through its 154 years the seven-mile department definitely sustained a desirable and intricate historical past, now published via the author's meticulous learn abilities. we think that 'All Stations to Longridge' turns into a railway vintage epitomising the position of an English kingdom department line of yesteryear together with a considerable bankruptcy describing and evoking nostalgic stories of the built-in and precise Whittingham health center Railway. there's no doubt that the Preston to Longridge department line hasn't ever had its historical past so comprehensively documented in a truly readable tale shape and as such it's going to entice either social historians and railway lovers alike because the such a lot definitive paintings at the subject.

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