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Lost Lines of England and Wales: Shrewsbury to Chester - cover

Lost Lines of England and Wales: Shrewsbury to Chester

Tom Ferris

Publisher: Graffeg Limited

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Summary

Straddling the border between England and Wales, the railway linking  Shrewsbury to Chester has been serving the communities along its length  since 1848, as well as being, for over a century, a key component of the Great Western Railway’s main line from the Mersey to London. It still  remains busy with passenger trains and some freight, so it is not lost in  the conventional sense, however, this pictorial journey along what remains  an attractive and scenic line focuses on its heyday in the age of steam  hauled-trains. Whilst much of the infrastructure of the steam age has been swept away, the line is still busy and remains an important transport link.

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