Author:   Warwick Burton
Published:   2015, fourth edition
Format:   Paperback, 78 pages

Status:   In Stock

£15.99          £11.99

Synopsis

The Railways of Marple and District from the Earliest Days to 2015 by Warwick Burton. This fourth edition commemorates the 150th anniversary of Marple Station in 2015.

Warwick Burton provides a history of the railways which were built through Marple, a community perched on the edge of the Pennines. The area covered centres on Marple Station, but also features the stations at Strines, Rose Hill, High Lane and Middlewood. Features more than 100 photographs, illustrations and station layout drawings.

Contents:

The Dawn of the Railway Age 1794-1845
The Railway Comes to Marple 1845-68
The Midland 1845-72
Marple’s Expansion 1872-89
The Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway 1863-1910
Marple’s Heyday 1890-1898
Marple By-passed 1898-1911
A Changing World 1911-1939
World War Two and Nationalisation 1939-61
The Beeching Era 1962-70
Marple Rebuilt 1970
Turn of the Tide 1970-1980
The Railways of Marple 1980-2015