Northern Lines

Sheffield towards Manchester

The Woodhead Route

ISBN:978 1 910356 18 0
First Published:23 June 2018
Authors:Paul Shannon
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 route dates from the dawn of the railway age and was soon busy with coal traffic in particular.

For this purpose, it became an early candidate for electrification, using a system which was to become unusual - it did not extend beyond the two cities.

Most of the route vanished, but the fascinating evidence of its life in scenic joys is very evident herein.

 

Reviews:

The long-awaited Middleton Press review of the Woodhead Route, still mourned 37 years after its closure, is a good one because its author demonstrates his deep passion for the Great Central's former Sheffield-Manchester main line, with some his own images, and highly detailed captions.... This book really is an excellent, absorbing read. (HJ)
(Steam World, Issue 374, August 2018)

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Sheffield Victoria1-10
Neepsend11-12
Wadsley Bridge13-14
Oughty Bridge15-17
Deepcar18-21
Stocksbridge22
Wortley23-24
Thurgoland25-26
Penistone31-42
Hazlehead Bridge48-49
Dunford Bridge50-59
Woodhead60-66
Crowden67
Hadfield71-75
Glossop76-90
Broadbottom95-97
Hattersley98-99
Godley Junction100-103
Godley104
Newton for Hyde105
Flowery Field106
Hyde North107
Guide Bridge108-120

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