The Lost Railways of Yorkshire's West Riding: The Central Section Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds and Wakefield, by Neil Burgess
Published by Stenlake in 2014, 96 pages. Large softback - 21cm by 27cm (N5107P2)
Brand New Book
This area of Yorkshire's West Riding was one of the parts of Britain most affected by the Industrial Revolution and its major towns are still synonymous with manufacturing, mining and the textile industry. The area was densely populated so demand for freight and passenger railway services was immense, resulting in many lines...
The network has been cut back hugely since the end of steam, but the glory days are recalled in this large format book which features 135 period photographs as well as all the vital statistics of closed passenger lines. Too many stations are included to list but photographs include Dewsbury, Woodkirk, Bradford Market Street, Forster Square and Exchage Stations, Great Horton, Thackley, Ardsley, Gomersal, Pudsey Low Town, Holmfirth, Kippax, Copley, barlow, West Vale, Delph, Halifax St Pauls, Kirkburton, Haworth, Askern, Leeds Wellington, Ripponden, Heckmondwike, Batley, Stanningley, Oxenhope and more.
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