Rails Around Belfast - An Irish Rrailway Pictorial, by Andrew Crockart and Jack Patience

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Rails Around Belfast - An Irish Rrailway Pictorial, by Andrew Crockart and Jack Patience

Rails Around Belfast - An Irish Rrailway Pictorial, by Andrew Crockart and Jack Patience

Published by Midland in 2004, 80 pages. Large Softback - c.28cm by 21cm (N5137)

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This addition to Midland Publishing's popular Irish Railway Pictorial series looks at the railway network which served the island's second largest city, Belfast, and is packed full with wonderful black and white photographs showing the locomotives, rolling stock, lines and stations of the railway in times gone by.....

At the turn of the last century, Belfast was served by three independent railway companies which had their own termini in the city, the Great Northern, the Belfast & Northern Counties and the Belfast & County Down. The three systems were linked by the GNR owned Belfast Central Railway and lines along the city's docks.

This book covers both the city and an area extending to Lisburn on the GNR line, Antrim on the BNCR system and Comber and Bangor on the BCDR, and though it largely focuses on the period after the Second World War, it does acknowledge what went before. In addition to the passenger carrying lines, the book explores the lines linking the city's three termini and the buses and trams which were used by passengers transferring from one station to another.
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