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East Lancashire Railway in the 1990s
East Lancashire Railway in the 1990s
Birmingham, Doug2020
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The East Lancashire Railway is a well established and popular 12.5 mile preserved line travelling from Heywood to Rawtenstall via Bury and Ramsbottom, and attracts people from all over the United Kingdom and beyond. The East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society decided to reopen the Bury to Rawtenstall line after its closure by British Rail in 1972 as a preserved steam railway, and under the auspices of the East Lancashire Railway Trust it finally reopened the line between Bury and Ramsbottom in 1987 to passenger trains and eventually to Rawtenstall in 1991. From around 1989, Doug Birmingham started to record the line and documented the change from operating small industrial locomotives to using ex British Railways steam locomotives to haul passengers up and down this 8-mile section of the former Bury to Bacup line.
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Imprint:
Stroud : Amberley Publishing, 2020.
Collation:
96 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN:
9781445688404 (pbk)
Dewey class:
385.094276385.094276BIR((404)385.094276BIR385.094276BIR(404)
Language:
English
BRN:
2963974
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