New Mills to Sheffield and Hayfield (Middleton)

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By Vic Mitchell and Keith Smith. New Mills to Sheffield and Hayfield takes the reader on a rail journey through some of Britain’s most scenic countryside – the Peak District National Park. Using a combination of archive and more recent black & white photographs, the book traces this section of the main line between Sheffield and Manchester, illustrating every station and many other items of railway interest along the way.

Features many examples of passenger services on the route, including regular service trains and seasonal tourist traffic. Also contains examples of limestone and other freight traffic.

Every station and some other locations are covered by several photographs taken at different periods in history, allowing the reader to see at a glance how each location has changed over the years. Informative captions accompany every illustration to give further details about the history of the line.

As well as over 100 illustrations, New Mills to Sheffield and Hayfield also contains several maps, track plans, ticket examples and other period reproductions. 96 pages. Hardback.

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