Western Main Lines

Shrewsbury to Chester

ISBN:978 1 906008 70 3
First Published:01 February 2010
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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Once part of the GWR's Didcot to Birkenhead route, this line carried a heavy coal traffic from the mines in the Wrexham area. The many charming rural stations are illustrated, along with a wide range of trains of all types and ages.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Rednal & West Felton21-23
Whittington Low Level24-26
Weston Rhyn37-40
Chirk Aqueduct41
Chirk Kronospan siding47
Whitehurst Halt48-49
Cefn Viaduct50
Rhosymedre Halt53
Llangollen Junction54
Wynnville Halt65
Johnstown & Hafod66-67
Bersham Colliery68
Croes Newydd South Junction69-70
Croes Newydd Shed71-74
Watery Road Sidings75-76
Wrexham General77-90
Rhosrobin Halt91
Gresford Colliery92-95
Saltney Wharf108
Saltney Junction109
Chester River Dee Bridge110
Chester General112-117

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