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“TRAINS FROM BEFORE”


Illustrated stories from railway history



 

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Berlin Termini – History  (Linked from 2022 – “Berlin Termini”)

A brief history of Berlin’s terminal stations 


 

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South Western lines in Devon & Cornwall  (Linked from 2022 – “In the footsteps of the Atlantic Coast Express”)

A brief history of the LSWR lines in Devon and Cornwall

 


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“Woodhead Electric”  (Linked from 2021 – “Pennine Rose”)

A brief history of the Manchester, Sheffield and Wath electrification

 


“A Pug’s life”   (Created June 2021)

My attempts to trace the history of one small locomotive

 


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“The Northern Heights”   (Linked from 2021 – “Walking the Northern Heights”)

A brief history of plans to extend the Northern line in the late 1930s

 


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“The Pines Express”   (Linked from 2020 – “On the trail of the Pines Express”)

A brief history of the Somerset & Dorset line and its most famous train

 


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“Pick & Holden”   (Linked from 2013 – “A Walk to Cockfosters”) 

A brief history of the partnership that created some of London Transport’s most iconic stations

 


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“Railways around Blackpool”   (Linked from 1964 – “All Change”) 

A brief history of railways in Lancashire’s Fylde