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The Burton & Ashby light railway

C. T. Goode

The Burton & Ashby light railway

(and adjacent lines)

by C. T. Goode

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Published by [C.T. Goode] in Hull .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burton & Ashby Light Railway -- History.,
  • Railroads -- England -- Leicestershire -- History.,
  • Railroads -- England -- Staffordshire -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.T. Goode.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22451597M
    ISBN 101870313151
    OCLC/WorldCa59397455

    Burton and Ashby Light Railways Owner Midland Railway Company Opened 13th June (electric) Operator Midland Railway Company Ownership transferred 1st January (to the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company, following its creation at the railway 'grouping' out of several constituent railway companies, one of them being the 'Midland'). However, the Burton and Ashby Light Railway was fortunately electrically powered by diesel generators and so was not affected by the shortage of coal in With the increasing use of the motor bus, competition for passengers was intense and the tramway services were reduced to rush hours only.

    T is for ‘Tram’, our Burton & Ashby Light Railway Tram Car No is an historic piece of local history with an amazing story. It returned back to the UK in after being in storage for a number of years after the closure of the heritage tram service in the American city of Detroit. Ashby de la Zouch community magazine. A. ashby museum news. new book and a two month exhibition about the Burton and Ashby Light Railway will both be launched at the beginning of May.

      Two Leicestershire towns in need of a train service. In the station forecourt you will even see a surviving stretch of 3’ 6” gauge track that was once the Midland Railway’s Burton-Ashby Light Railway, which closed in Gareth’s new book. Click the cover to see more details. RailScot, a history of Railways with an emphasis on Scottish Railways. Photographs, maps, news, queries and more.


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Burton and Ashby Light Railways,on Old Picture Postcards [Mark Bown] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Comprehensive booklet of postcard images of the Burton and Ashby Light Railway. This tram railway was owned by the Midland Railway Company and ran 3 lines between Burton-on-Trent and Swadlincote then to either Gresley or Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

It started in ran successfully but the increased bus competition caused the system to be closed in   The Burton & Ashby Light Railways. ISBN: 1 51 2. First Published: 01 October Authors: Peter M White.

Series Editor: Robert J Harley. Dimensions: x mm. Format: : Hardcover. Burton and Ashby Light Railways History The Burton and Ashby system was unique amongst electric street tramways in mainland Britain, in being owned and operated by a mainline railway company.

Tramway Classics Brighton's Tramways ISBN: 1 57 2. Out of Stock More Info. Tramway Classics Burton & Ashby Tramways The Burton & Ashby Light Railways. Availability: Hardback ISBN: 1 51 2. £ More Info. Tramway Classics Camberwell and West Norwood Tramways including Herne Hill and Peckham Rye.

Great Railway. Buy English Country Tramway: Burton and Ashby Light Railway First Edition by Parr, R.B. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : R.B.

Parr. The full fascinating story of the restoration and shipment to Detroit where it was once again put into proud service can be read in ‘Sixpenny Switchback’ by P.M.

White and J.W. Storer (); a lovely book which provides the complete history of the Burton & Ashby Light Railway.

The Burton and Ashby Light Railway was a tramway system operating between Burton upon Trent and Ashby de la Zouche between and Remains of the tram track at Ashby de la Zouche Railway StationAuthor: Steve Sainsbury. T is for ‘Tram’, our Burton & Ashby Light Railway Tram Car No is an historic piece of local history with an amazing story.

It returned back to the UK in after being in storage for a number of. Ashby station forecourt was also a terminus for the 3 ft 6 in gauge Burton and Ashby Light Railway, the tramway between Ashby and Burton upon Trent, built by the MR and closed on 19th February Tram lines for the Burton and Ashby Light Railway are still visible in the forecourt.

Tramway Classics Burton & Ashby Tramways The Burton & Ashby Light Railways This interurban tramway was owned by the Midland Railway and it gave good service to the community for over 20 years.

Many of the historic photographs appeared earlier in Sixpenny Switchback, but the collection has now been enhanced between these covers for a bigger readership to enjoy. Published on Burton to Ashby via Swadlincote electric tram.

John Sings about the fatal accident in Winshill when the tram ran out of control down Bearwood hill. Category. Once the essentials have been carried out Graham would like to paint her back into her original railway ownership livery - something a little less garish than her current livery.

Never a tramway - the Burton and Ashby was a light railway and in the ownership of the Midland Railway. She's now back in Wyvern Country once more.

Tram lines for the Burton and Ashby Light Railway are still visible in the forecourt. The line became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway under the Grouping of In the nationalisation of transport in Britain in the line passed to the London Midland Region of British : North West Leicestershire.

Railway hotels and the Burton and Ashby Light Railway. The book contains many photographs that are being published for the first time. A much expanded version of the original with new maps, plans and photographs describing the somewhat circuitous Midland route via Melton Mowbray, Oakham,File Size: KB.

Burton & Ashby Light Railway, a tramway between Burton upon Trent and Ashby de la Zouch via Swadlincote with a branch to Church Gresley and Castle Gresley, operating from until pins.

The Burton & Ashby Light Railway, which was opened in and owned by the Midland Railway Company, was effectively running in competition with the trains.

The tramway ran for 11½ miles from Burton-on-Trent through Swadlincote and Woodville to Ashby at ten minute intervals. Railway hotels and the Burton and Ashby Light Railway. The book contains many photographs that are being published for the first time.

This volume covers the early years prior to the formation of the S&MJR on 1st January through the amalgamation of the East & West Junction, Northampton & Banbury Junction,File Size: KB. More editions of Burton and Ashby Light Railway and Adjacent Lines: Burton and Ashby Light Railway and Adjacent Lines: ISBN () Softcover, C.T.

Goode, Burton & Ashby Tramways (Tramway Classics) (Tramways Classics) [Peter M. White, R.J. Harley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Light wear to boards. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday. The inquest heard Lilian, of Main Street, Newhall, had been an insurance agent for Britannic Assurance Ltd before she joined Burton and Ashby Light Railway on November 6, Burton & Ashby Light Railways Ashby-de-la-Zouch Our postcard shows car 13 of the Burton & Ashby Light Railways standing in Station Road, Ashby in front to the impressive Royal Hotel, close to the terminus at Ashby-de-la-Zouch Midland Railway station.

The photograph was probably taken on 8th June on a testing and inspection run.ASHBY SWADLINCOTE and BURTON LIGHT RAILWAYS Description: Course of Light Railways.

(i) Railway No To commence at a junction with the authorised tramways of Burton Corporation at the corner of Stapenhill Rd. & Ashby Rd. Burton on Trent (Staffs) and to terminate at Market St., Ashby de la Zouch (Leics) running alongside the main roads through.