Author:   Leicestershire Industrial History Society
Published:   2017
Format:   Paperback
Pages:   40
Condition:   New
Genre:   Leicester & Swannington Railway (L&SR)

Status:   Available


West Bridge Wharf and Station: The Story of the First Railway Headquarters in the Midlands.

This book is one of a series about the Leicester and Swannington Railway.  One of the first railways in England, the line was built by engineer Robert Stephenson and opened in July 1832.

This A5 book tells the story of West Bridge and features details of its history, including the Robert Stephenson lifting bridge, alongside newspaper extracts, maps, and over forty photographs.


West Bridge through the Ages
The Wharf
Leicester West Bridge Branch
The Robert Stephenson Lifting Bridge
Leicester and Swannington Railway Timeline