British Railways The First 25 Years Volume 9: London. The London Midland Region including the London, Tilbury & Southend Line (Lightmoor)

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The ninth volume in this series covers the London Midland Region lines in the London area. Containing black & white photographs depicting the first 25 years of British Railways it features a wide range of steam locomotive types including cross-London freights. Also included are EMUs on passenger services on the North London line, four major motive power depots, and the London, Tilbury & Southend Railway.

Covers the steam age Euston Station and how it was rebuilt in the 1960s for the West Coast electrification.

Detailed maps demonstrate how the key stations and depots fit into the London street plan and platform layouts are provided for each of the termini.

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1: Euston
  • Chapter 2: Western Division sheds
  • Chapter 3: Euston to Watford
  • Chapter 4: St Pancras
  • Chapter 5: Midland Division sheds
  • Chapter 6: St Pancras to St Albans
  • Chapter 7: The North London line
  • Chapter 8: The London, Tilbury & Southend

A wide-ranging selection of quality black & white photographs are used to depict the variety of passenger and freight services on the capital’s busy railway hub.

Hardback. 208 pages.

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