The London & Blackwall Railway: Docklands' First Railway (Amberley)

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A concise history of the London & Blackwall Railway, which served London’s Docklands from the 1840s until the 1920s and remained open for freight until the 1960s. Includes a description of the rope system used in the early days of the railway, a short history of each station on the route and a chapter on the railway’s decline and rebirth as the Docklands Light Railway. Illustrated with photos of the present day DLR and drawings and photos of passenger and freight trains on the original railway.

Over 150 photos and drawings. 96 pages. Published 2013. Original Price £14.99

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