Royal Deeside's Railway - Aberdeen to Ballater, edited by Dick Jackson

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Royal Deeside's Railway - Aberdeen to Ballater, edited by Dick Jackson

Royal Deeside's Railway - Aberdeen to Ballater, edited by Dick Jackson

Booklet published by the Great North of Scotland Railway Association in 2008. A5 size paperback, 72 pages (N6380)

This book provides a fascinating short history of the railway line between Aberdeen and Ballater, and is illustrated throughout with lots of colour and black and white photographs, as well as several line drawn maps. Sections in the book include:

Introduction
Travel before the railway
Rails to Banchory
On to ABoyne and Ballater
Changes in ownership
Along the line
Trrain services
High days and holidays
Royal train Journeys
The messenger trains
Locomotives
Forest, farm and paper
Signalling
Snow
Bus services
Unfullfilled dreams
The end of the line
What is left?
Bibliography
Opening/closing dates
OS maps
1864 traffic
1938 traffic

The condition of the book is generally very good. The cover have one or two very minor scuffs but are clean and bright, the 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