North London railway by Michael Robbins

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Published by Oakwood Press in [S.l.] .

Written in English

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Previous ed: 1974.

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StatementMichael Robbins.
SeriesOakwood library of railway history -- no.1
The Physical Object
Pagination31p.,[8]p. of plates :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15570925M
ISBN 100853610746

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J.E. Connor and D.L. Hanson examine the stations of the City Extension to the North London Railway. The book covers Broad Street, Shoreditch, Haggerston, and Dalston Junction stations in depth with numerous photographs, drawings and maps.

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Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Railway Museum.; Science Museum (Great Britain) ISBN: OCLC Number: History Of The North London Railway Volume 2 Stations of the city extension. J E Connor & D L Hanson Published by The North London Railway Historical Society pages.

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The North London Railway (NLR) company had lines connecting the northern suburbs of London with the East and West India Docks further east.

The main east to west route is now part of London Overground's North London NLR lines fell into disuse but were later revived as part of the Docklands Light Railway, and the Overground's East London Line.

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The main east to west route is now part of London Overground's North London NLR lines fell into disuse but were later revived as part of the Docklands Light Railway, and the Overground's East London Line.

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) was a British railway was formed on 1 January under the Railways Act ofwhich required the grouping of over separate railways into four. The companies merged into the LMS included the London and North Western Railway, Midland Railway, the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, several Scottish railway companies, and.

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