The Branch Lines Of East Anglia: Harwich Branch

March 15, 2020|
The Branch Lines Of East Anglia: Harwich Branch by Andy T. Wallis
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The Manningtree to Harwich railway branch linked the Great Eastern Main line to the ports of Harwich and later Harwich Parkeston Quay. From the early days of the railways the management encourage boat train services to the continent. These peaked in the 1980s. This book is a journey along the line visiting all the open and closed stations passed on the route of the line. Contained within are older pictures, from the GER and LNER era, plus steam views from the 1950s and shots of the diesel era and post-electrification era that followed. Although much rationalized the branch is very much still with us and enjoys frequent electric train services to Manningtree, Colchester, and London Liverpool Street.
Andy T. Wallis was educated at Simon Balle School, Hertford before joining the Royal Navy, where he served for six years, some of which was spent on HMS Ark Royal. He is a volunteer on the Colne Valley Railway, a heritage steam railway, and has been a member of the preservation society since 1978. He has held various posts within the o...
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Title:The Branch Lines Of East Anglia: Harwich BranchFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 9.21 X 6.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 9.21 X 6.5 X 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2020Publisher:Amberley PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:144569526X

ISBN - 13:9781445695266

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