All Stations to Longridge: A History of the Preston to by David John Hindle

By David John Hindle

David Hindle's most recent good illustrated publication strains the evolution and whole heritage of the Preston to Longridge department line from its reputable commencing on 1 might 1840, to the final closing section of the department in 1994. the 1st railways have been an important in increasing and reworking the social and monetary prosperity of the country's cities and villages and this actual department line was once definitely no exception. The mixed mineral and passenger line was once simply the second one within the order of railways to open round Preston and all through its 154 years the seven-mile department undoubtedly sustained a desirable and intricate historical past, now printed by way of the author's meticulous learn abilities. we expect that 'All Stations to Longridge' turns into a railway vintage epitomising the function of an English state department line of yesteryear together with a considerable bankruptcy describing and evoking nostalgic thoughts of the built-in and specific Whittingham sanatorium Railway. there's no doubt that the Preston to Longridge department line hasn't ever had its heritage so comprehensively documented in a truly readable tale shape and as such it's going to entice either social historians and railway lovers alike because the such a lot definitive paintings at the subject.

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