Eastern Main Lines

Broxbourne to Cambridge

including the Thaxted Branch

ISBN:978 1 908174 16 1
First Published:21 April 2012
Authors:Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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There was a good variety of goods yards and a staggering number of staggered platforms on this once entirely rural section of the direct route for London to Cambridge. The changes st the stations and the development of passenger trains are illustrated in detail, along with the improvements in signalling and locomotives.



'The photographs, all of which are captioned, are of good quality and show a broad spectrum of life on the railway from quite early in history to the present time.'
(Friends of the National Railway Museum, Autumn 2012)

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Broxbourne Junction10
Burnt Mill17-19
Harlow Town20-22
Harlow Mill30-31
Spelbrook Crossing36
Bishops Stortford37-49
Stansted Mountfitchet53
Stansted Airport Tunnel54
Stansted Airport55-56
Mill Road Halt69
Henham Halt70-71
Sibleys for Chickney & Broxted72-74
Cutlers Green Halt75-76
Newport Essex84-86
Audley End87-96
Great Chesterford97-101
Whittlesford Ciba-Geigy Works102-103
Whittlesford Parkway107
Shepreth Branch Junction112

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