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New and Reopened Stations 1948–2018

Paul Smith, Sally Salmon

Folllowing nationalisation in 1948, British railways closed many branch lines and reduced the number of stations on the network. In January 1978, there were 2,358 and by January 2018 there were 2,560 stations on the network. The object of this book is to record those stations that are re-opened or are new stations to the system.
Date Published :
October 2019
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
300 photographs
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781526704306
Pages : 168
Dimensions : 11 X 8.5 inches
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$49.95

Overview
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Folllowing nationalisation in 1948, British railways closed many branch lines and reduced the number of stations on the network. In January 1978, there were 2,358 and by January 2018 there were 2,560 stations on the network. The object of this book is to record those stations that are re-opened or are new stations to the system. The book gives: locations, facilities, chronology, statistics and passenger usage.

About The Author
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Paul Smith trained as a reporter with DC Thomson, serving on The Courier, Evening Telegraph and Sunday Post. He went on to work in the weekly press and served as a local newspaper editor for more than three years before returning to the regional sector. After more than 16 years in newspapers, working in news and sport, he moved into the PR industry in 2012. As an author, he has penned more than 10 sports titles as well as ghost-writing several autobiographies.

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