Branch Lines

Branch Line to the Derwent Valley

including the Foss Islands Branch

ISBN:978 1 904474 06 7
First Published:01 May 2003
Last Reprinted:25 March 2017
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Format:Hardback
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

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£18.95


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The Derwent Valley Light Railway was a unique undertaking, serving agriculture and providing land for industry to generate traffic for itself. Passenger service was minimal, its southern terminus having a train only on one day a week for many years. The ways of this unusual operation are illustrated in detail, as is the length of preserved line.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Burton Lane Junction1-2
Rowntree Halt3-7
Rowntree & Co. Ltd. Factory8-22
York Gasworks23-29
York Corporation Depot30-33
Leethams Mills34-36
York Layerthorpe (BR)37-41
York Layerthorpe (DVLR)42-58
Osbaldwick59-60
Murton Lane61-64
Murton Park65-70
Dunnington Halt71-74
Dunnington for Kexby75-84
Elvington for Sutton85-92
Wheldrake93-102
Cottingwith103-105
Thorganby106-108
Skipwith & North Duffield109-113
Cliff Common114-120

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