Country Railway Routes

Wrexham to New Brighton

including Connah’s Quay and Chester Northgate

ISBN:978 1 908174 47 5
First Published:24 August 2013
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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The initials of the Wrexham, Mold & Connah's Quay Railway gave rise to the nickname of the "Wretchedly Managed & Confoundly Queer Railway", partly due to never reaching Mold and only taking freight to the Quay.

The extension north also had an inappropriate name, but both lines were later admired when they became part of the Great Central Railway, although it was not central here. The changes are illustrated, in more senses than one.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Wrexham Central1-7
Wrexham Exchange8-15
Rhosddu Shed14-15
Cefn Y Bedd20-22
Hope Village26-27
Hope Flintshire28
Penyffordd for Leeswood29
Hope Exchange32
Buckley Padeswood Cement Works33-34
Buckley Junction35-37
Buckley (Original Station)39 & 42
Mount Pleasant Colliery40
Standard Brick & Terracotta Co41
Connahs Quay43-47
Connahs Quay & Shotton51
Shotton High Level52
Hawarden Bridge54-58
Dee Junction59
Shotwick Sidings60-61
Chester Liverpool Road67-69
Chester Northgate70-80
Burton Point81-82
Neston & Parkgate83-85
Heswall Hills86-88
Seacombe Junction103
Liscard & Poulton104-105
Wallasey Village109-110
Wallasay Grove Road112
New Brighton114-120

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