Yorkshire's First Main Line: The Leeds & Selby Railway (RCHS)

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An illustrated history of the Leeds & Selby Railway; a short-lived company which built a line that opened in 1834 to link Leeds with the nearest navigable tidal river at Selby. Looks at the building of the railway as well as at its use in the years before it was absorbed into the York & North Midland Railway in 1844. Examines the reasons for the railway company’s failure and includes photographs illustrating what can be seen of the line and its associated infrastructure today. Illustrated with black & white photographs and diagrams. 112 pages.

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