Northern Lines

Preston to Blackpool

The Fylde Lines

ISBN:978 1 910356 16 6
First Published:24 March 2018
Authors:John Matthews & Peter Fitton
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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£18.95


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A fascinating look at the railways of the Fylde region, from the early days right up to the eve of electrification.

The landscape may be fairly flat but the huge variety of trains and locomotives made up for this. In addition, at one time close on 50 signal boxes were in operation, many of them pictured here. The three lines to Blackpool are covered in depth, illustrated with some rare photos.

Enjoy a look at the Fylde lines that have now changed forever.

 

Reviews:

'Middleton Press's spring 2018 book returns us to the days when thousands of holidaymakers from many parts of the country crowded the platforms almost to dangerous safety levels, with lots of steam excursions and also a glimpse of more modern times.'
(Steam World, Issue 371, May 2018)

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