Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Birmingham New Street Station Through Time

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New Street Station was once voted one of the country's most hated buildings. To many, it is a 1960s monstrosity. Those with a longer memory, however, will recall the grand old station that dated back to 1854, a station with a rich and fascinating history. Built by the London & North Western Railway, it had the largest arched single-span roof in the world and upon opening was described as Grand Central Station, Birmingham. Now, in the twenty-first century, New Street is once again undergoing a transformation. It is hoped that this will restore its place in the heart of both Birmingham residents and travellers passing through. New Street Station Through Time brings to life the history of this Birmingham landmark and previews the exciting vision of the station's future as it takes the reader on a journey covering 175 years.

Book ISBN 9781445610955

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Sep 2013

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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