Trains On The Midland Main Line

September 15, 2019|
Trains On The Midland Main Line by John Jackson
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The Midland Main Line (MML) links London's St Pancras station to the East Midlands cities of Leicester, Derby and Nottingham. It then heads northwards through Chesterfield to Sheffield. Along the way, its southern section sees an extensive service of chiefly commuter services linking Bedford, Luton and St Albans both into the capital and south of it. Bedford also marks the northern end of existing electrification, although the route remains a candidate for this to be extended throughout. The iconic diesel High Speed Train fleet operates the longer distance services alongside the much newer Class 222 Meridians.With a wealth of previously unpublished photographs, John Jackson concentrates on the variety of traffic that can be seen along the MML. The branches to Corby and Matlock, which just survived the Beeching Axe, are also included. This book looks at both passenger and freight workings and the wide variety of activity on this important and busy line.
John Jackson, a lifelong transport enthusiast, opted for early retirement at the turn of the Millennium—and swapped the rat race for the rail tracks. Since then, he has traveled extensively on the British rail network with his camera as a constant companion. He continues to compile a photographic collection reflecting the UK rail indus...
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Title:Trains On The Midland Main LineFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 9.25 X 6.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 9.25 X 6.5 X 0.68 inPublished:September 15, 2019Publisher:Amberley PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1445676001

ISBN - 13:9781445676005

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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