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Tinsley and the Modernisation of Sheffield's Railways

By Chris Booth & Alex Fisher. By the 1950s, Sheffield's railway network was becoming increasingly costly to operate, a legacy of the complicated web of lines built by competing railway companies. A multitude of small marshalling yards, operating with great inefficiency, were struggling to keep pace with the traffic requirements of the day.  

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Consequently, the British Railways Board took the decision to build a new "state-of-the-art" yard at Tinsley, which became one of the most technologically advanced marshalling yards in the world.

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Tinsley and the Modernisation of Sheffield's Railways

Tinsley and the Modernisation of Sheffield's Railways

By Chris Booth & Alex Fisher. By the 1950s, Sheffield's railway network was becoming increasingly costly to operate, a legacy of the complicated web of lines built by competing railway companies. A multitude of small marshalling yards, operating with great inefficiency, were struggling to keep pace with the traffic requirements of the day.  

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