Midland Main Lines

Bedford to Wellingborough

including Hitchin, Northampton and Higham Ferrers

ISBN:978 1 904474 31 9
First Published:01 June 2004
Last Reprinted:23 September 2017
Authors:Geoff Goslin
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 Hitchin - Bedford route formed part of the Midland Railway's first line for London trains. Its subsequent secondary nature is fully illustrated, along with the lesser lines to Northampton Castle and Higham Ferrers. The varied trains and architecture of the main line are shown, along with the diverse ephemera from the past.

 

Reviews:

'With its good selection of black and white photographs, sections of Ordnance Survey maps, timetables and ticketing detail, the book follows the tried and tested format that is Middleton Press.'
(Model Railway Express, 2004)

'Once again the Middleton Press has produced a concise precis of the historical information available.'
(NRM Review, Winter 2004/05)

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Hitchin1-6
Henlow7
Henlow Camp8-9
Shefford10-14
Southill15-18
Cardington19-23
Bedford24-54
Turvey55-57
Olney58-61
Piddington62-64
Northampton St.Johns Street65-67
Oakley68-80
Sharnbrook81-94
Irchester95-100
Rushden101-103
Higham Ferrers104-106
Wellingborough Midland Road107-120

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