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THE HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY Expansion, Pride, Prosperity, Eclipse 9781911038801

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THE HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY Volume 2 Expansion, Pride, Prosperity, Eclipse ISBN: 9781911038801

by: Nick Deacon

In this second volume the narrative of the H&BR picks up from around the turn of the 20th century, describing the principal aspects which contributed towards the upturn in the company's fortunes during the Edwardian years and the short period until the outbreak of the Great War. Emphasis is given to the company's prime infrastructure assets, the three major additions to its route mileage and the joint enterprise formed with the North Eastern Railway leading to the construction of Hull's King George Dock. The period of the Great War and its immediate sequel, leading up to the amalgamation with the NER and the Grouping are then described. The story of the long period of decline and closure through the ensuing decades is told before being brought finally into the 21st century.​

Hardback

328 Pages

Dimensions: 275x215mm

Publisher: Lightmoor Press 

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