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Branch Lines

Branch Lines around Spalding

M&GN Saxby to Long Sutton

ISBN:978 1 906008 52 9
First Published:01 May 2009
Last Reprinted:29 April 2017
Authors:Michael Back
Series Editor:Vic Mitchell
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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The author lived and worked on the route and thus gives us an insight into the operation of the line and dwells on the fascinating architectural details. Much of the traffic was local produce, but there was one regular long distance express, which also receives detailed attention.

 

Reviews:

'No-one has actually asked me to choose my 'Book of the Year', but if they did, this would be an obvious choice!'
(David Brown, British Railway Modelling, December 2009)

'Quite apart from being of great interest to local people, this volume enables general rail enthusiasts to wallow in nostalgia.'
(The Railway Magazine, September 2009)

'For those interested in the M&GN or in local history, this is a must.'
(Heritage Railway, September 2009)

 

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Saxby1-2
Edmondthorpe3
South Witham4-5
Castle Bytham6-9
Bourne10-24
Twenty25-30
Counter Drain31-33
North Drove34-38
Cuckoo Junction39-40
Spalding41-50
Welland Bank51-54
Clay Lake55-58
Weston59-62
Moulton63-67
Whaplode68-70
Holbeach71-75
Fleet76-84
Gedney85-88
Long Sutton89-120

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