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Lost Railway Walks: Explore 100 of Britain's lost railways #2020

Lost Railway Walks Explore of Britain s lost railways selected 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 p

  • Title: Lost Railway Walks: Explore 100 of Britain's lost railways
  • Author: Julian Holland
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Lost Railway Walks: Explore 100 of Britain's lost railways By Julian Holland, 100 selected 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 wer100 selected 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.

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