Rails to Alford, by Dick Jackson

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Rails to Alford, by Dick Jackson

Rails to Alford, by Dick Jackson, subtitled 'The story of the railway from Kintore to Alford, one of Aberdeenshire's many branch lines'

Booklet published by the Great North of Scotland Railway Association in 2012. A5 size booklet, 58 pages (N6379)

This booklet provides a short but fascinating history of the railway from Kintore to Alford, and is illustrated throughout with several small colour and black and white photographs. Sections include:

Introduction
Before the Railway
How to reach Alford?
Construction
Along the Line
Locomotives
Train Services
Signalling
The Quarries
Road Services
Two Mishaps
Nationalisation and Closure
The Alford Line Today
Appendix One: Life and Times of the Railway
Appendix Two: Traffic
Appendix Three: Opening and Closing Dates

The condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover have one or two very minor scuffs but are clean and bright, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is an old price printed and a small price sticker on the rear side cover.

Condition New