Rich in romance and nostalgia, this fascinating book takes the reader on an
odyssey around Britain in pursuit of the lost railways.
This title focuses on the 10,000 miles of lines closed in Britain since the
1950s, bringing to life the glorious story of train travel as it used to be.
Images of the railways' active past and pieces of ephemera capture British rural
It documents all the lost and forgotten aspects of railways, including
timetabled journeys, stations, tunnels, staff and railway vehicles.
Like previous books in the series, "Along Lost Lines" takes a very visual
approach to the subject matter by highlighting the places and features that best
tell the story, through over 450 stunning images and fascinating visual detail.
Stations and Other Buildings
Tunnels, Viaducts and Bridges
Lineside: Gates, Fencing, Mileposts
Staff and Working for the Railway
Railway Company Documents
Pullmans, Boat Trains, Goods Trains
Ports and Harbours
Liveries and Name Plates
Familiar Features, Signals, Turntables
Forgotten Freight: Fruit, Gunpowder, Mail, Milk, Fish etc.