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Lost Railway Walks

Explore More Than 100 of Britain's Lost Railways by Holland, Julian Code: 56535 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publication date: 29/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days Price: AU $30.54
More than 100 walks across the length and breadth of Britain's lost railway lines. Each walk includes a short history of the railway before it closed, a description of what can be seen along it today, practical details such as car parking, access by public transport, a detailed route map and historical and modern day photographs. 4,500 miles of railway and 2,000 stations were closed between 1963 and the mid-1970s. While many of these still remain hidden away in the undergrowth or have been lost to road improvements and urban or industrial development, a growing number continue to be slowly reopened both as recreational footpaths and cycleways and as wildlife corridors. Some of our lost railways have also been incorporated into long distance paths, while they all form wildlife corridors in which butterflies, birds, small mammals and wild flowers flourish. They all provide a perfect setting to enjoy a day's walk in the countryside. This extended second edition with 8 new routes including Canterbury to Whitstable, Witham to Maldon, Great Malvern to Ashchurch, Jarrow to Tanfield.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher: COLLINS
Publication date: 29/01/2019
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 210mm X 148mm
Code: 56535