Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway


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Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway documents how the railways that linked these two important Warwickshire towns were faithfully served by steam locomotion for many years. Built to serve the Leicestershire coalfield, the railway opened in 1873 following four years of construction. It was originally jointly owned by the London & North Western Railway and the Midland Railway, before passing into the control of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway. Following nationalisation, British Railways closed the line in 1971. These ...

Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway 2014, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445606606