Midland Main Lines

Chester to Rhyl

including the Holywell Town and Dyserth branches

ISBN:978 1 906008 93 2
First Published:01 March 2011
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 first section is close to the Dee Estuary and it attracted many industrial premises. The remainder is adjacent to the Irish Sea and leisure developments took place nearby in profusion. Both activities brought extra rail traffic, which is illustrated along with the changing rolling stock scene. Two fascinating and steep branches garnish the mixture.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Chester General1-6
Saltney Junction18
Saltney Ferry19-28
Connahs Quay39-43
Holywell Junction53-62
Holywell Junction99
St.Winefrides Halt100-102
Holywell Town103-110
Woodland Park Halt111-112

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