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Railways of Manchester: The Evolution & Development of the City's Railways

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This comprehensive volume is a new history of the railway network that has grown up to serve the great industrial city of Manchester. It begins with the earliest railways built to serve the growing industry in and around the city, including both narrow- and standard-gauge railways.

It then turns to the development of the main line railway network, looking at every 19th century railway company that served the city and describing the evolution that gave rise to today’s modern railway network. Chapters examine each of the following:

  • The Railways that comprised the London & North Western Railway
  • The Development of the LNWR
  • The Railways that were jointly owned by the LNWR
  • The Railways that comprised the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
  • The Development of the L&YR
  • The Railways that comprised the Great Central Railway
  • The Railways that comprised the Midland Railway
  • The Railways that comprised the Cheshire Lines Committee
  • The Great Northern Railway
  • The 1923–1947 Grouping Era
  • The Creation and Development of British Railways (1948–1997)
  • The Closures of the BR Era
  • The Privatisation Era
  • Metrolink

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Product Code: PL5N119

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