The Hope Valley Line Dore to Chinley Volume One

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The first volume of a comprehensive three-part history of the Hope Valley line from Dore to Chinley. This volume follows the history of the line, from the planning and construction of the line through to the end of the Grouping in 1947. Contains an introduction to transport between Sheffield and Manchester prior to the railway being built and examines the planning and construction of the line, which opened in 1894. Also looks at key events in the history of the line between its opening and 1947, then looks at passenger and freight use of the line during this period. Well illustrated throughout with archive black & white photographs, maps and diagrams. Hardback. 296 pages.

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