Derby-Ilkeston-Nottingham from Egginton Junction (Middleton)

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By Vic Mitchell and Kevin Smith. This book contains an historical survey of the former Great Northern Railway line from Egginton Junction to Nottingham via Derby and Ilkeston. The line was built mainly for coal traffic and served many large collieries, whose decline is illustrated.

The main line is covered in detail, along with branch lines to Heanor and Pinxton and the Nottingham Suburban Railway.

Derby-Ilkeston-Nottingham from Egginton Junction contains 120 black & white photographs illustrating interesting features along the line including stations, junctions, signal boxes and freight facilities. The pictures are a mixture of archive and more recent images taken in the years leading up to the closure of the line in the 1960s. Detailed captions provide further historical information.

Also incudes several maps, diagrams, tickets, posters and other reproductions. 96 pages. Hardback.

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