Western Main Lines

Chester to Birkenhead

including the Helsby Branch

ISBN:978 1 908174 21 5
First Published:02 June 2012
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
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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Birkenhead was in receipt of trains from Paddington several times a day in the steam era and so was considered by many to be at the end of the main line.  However, it was a joint line for most of its life and the resultant variety of trains is extensively illustrated.  Further diversity in rolling stock comes from the transition to diesel and then electric traction, plus the continued use of the routes by local industries.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Chester General1-8
Chester9-13
Bache14-15
Upton by Chester Halt16
Upton by Chester17
Mollington18-19
Capenhurst20-26
Ledsham27-28
Hooton29-40
Eastham Rake41-43
Bromborough44-50
Bromborough Rake51
Spital52-55
Port Sunlight56-60
Bebington & New Ferry61
Bebington62
Rock Ferry63-71
Green Lane72
Birkenhead Engine Shed73-79
Birkenhead Town80
Monks Ferry81
Birkenhead Central82-88
Birkenhead Woodside89-94
Little Sutton95-97
Overpool98
Ellesmere Port99-103
Stanlow & Thornton104-108
Ince & Elton109-111
Helsby112-120

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