Author:  Dick Jackson
Published:  2008
Format:  Paperback, 72 pages

Status:  In Stock

£5.99

Synopsis

Royal Deeside’s Railway: Aberdeen to Ballater by Dick Jackson. The author provides a fascinating account of this line, which operated at the hands of the GNSR, LNER and through to British Rail ownership till closure in 1966. The Deeside Railway was used by the Royal Family.

Royal Deeside’s Railway is illustrated throughout with photographs and maps.

Chapters include:

Introduction
Travel before the Railway
Rails to Banchory
On to Aboyne and Ballater
Changes in Ownership
Along the Line
Trrain Services
High Days and Holidays
Royal Train Journeys
The Messenger Trains
Locomotives
Forest, Farm and Paper
Signalling
Snow
Bus Services
Unfullfilled Dreams
The End of the Line
What is Left?
Bibliography
Opening/closing Dates
OS maps
1864 Traffic
1938 Traffic