Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Tyneside Railways

The 1970s and 1980s

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Author: Colin Alexander

Tyneside is widely acknowledged as the birthplace of the railway. Long before railwaymania gripped Victorian Britain, pioneering engineers on both sides of the Tyne were connecting collieries to the river to assist the export of coal. This book will look at the transitional years of the North-East's railways from the decline of Tyneside's traditional industries, the closure and lifting of many freight lines, the conversion of Newcastle's suburban network to the light rapid transit Metro, the renaissance of many of the important railway structures of the North-East, and some of the local preservation schemes.

Book ISBN 9781445662305

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Dec 2016

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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