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Wirksworth Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

H. Sprenger

Wirksworth Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

by H. Sprenger

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Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • England,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11608327M
    ISBN 100853613494
    ISBN 109780853613497

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Wirksworth Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History) by H. Sprenger Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wirksworth Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History) Paperback – January 1, by Howard Sprenger (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(2). Synopsis. The Wirksworth Branch by Howard Sprenger is now in its 3rd edition.

Desperate to reach Manchester but thwarted by political wrangling with the LNWR north of Ambergate, the Midland Railway opened its branch to Wirksworth in October Revised and updated third edition of the book first published in Desperate to reach Manchester but thwarted by political wrangling with the LNWR north of Ambergate, the Midland Railway opened its branch to Wirksworth in October Although the line struggled in terms of passenger numbers, the amount of milk and limestone that was transported was enough to justify it being built.

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'The Duffield-Wirksworth branch is very much still with us thanks to the efforts of the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, and this book provides a worthy companion for anyone travelling on the line.' (Steam World, December )Format: Hardcover.

Wirksworth Railway Station is a heritage railway station that serves the town of Wirksworth in Derbyshire. It was the former terminus of the Midland Railway Wirksworth branch line, leaving the Midland Main Line at Duffield. The line was reopened as the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway History.

The station was opened by the Area: Derbyshire. The beginning of this new chapter in the line's history coincides with the publication of this book in Septemberwhen the first passenger trains for nearly 60 years departs from the station at Wirksworth.

Hardback, pages, black & white photos, drawings, maps. NB Some sun fading to spine. ISBN:   Buy The Wirksworth Branch by Sprenger, Howard online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Howard Sprenger.

Opening of and Single Line method of working - Wirksworth Branch. First letter from M.R. dated Aug 21st, giving one calendar month notice of intention to open the line for the public conveyance of passengers. Second letter dated September 13th, giving ten days notice of same. History Origin. The "Wirksworth Branch" was the product of early 19th century railway rivalry.

Since Wirksworth's citizens had been promoting the idea, among others, for a branch line from the North Midland Railway, later the Midland Railway, at Midland was initially unenthusiastic, but then realised that the branch could be extended to Rowsley, albeit with difficulty.

Wirksworth is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, with a population recorded as 5, in the census. It contains the source of the River town was granted a market charter by Edward I in – it is still held today on Tuesdays in the Memorial Gardens.

The parish church of St Mary's is thought to date from The Wirksworth Branch Reprint Desperate to reach Manchester, but thwarted by political wrangling with the London & North Western Railway north of Ambergate, the Midland Railway opened its branch to Wirksworth in Octoberwith the intention of extending to Rowsley and beyond, if necessary.

I am modelling a layout which is loosely (very) based on the Wirksworth Branch. I have Howard Sprengers excellent book about the line but I am not clear on one operational detail. The exchange sidings with Middlepeak Quarries were further up the branch from the old station and yard.

The LCGB organised a tour of the Denby, Wirksworth and Melbourne branches on 5th November which turned out to be the last steam hauled train to Wirksworth. The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is a heritage railway in operations are based at Wirksworth station.

It is currently planned to extend the railway along the former Midland Railway branch line which joined the main-line at Duffield. When complete it will be one of the few Heritage Railways that operates a whole branch line in its original form and entire length.

Wirksworth has 5, members. A group for people in Wirksworth to publish news, events and talk about local issues.

Rules: --No hate speech or. The Wirksworth Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History) by Howard Sprenger (1-Sep) Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Wirksworth Branch Second Edition This copy has been signed by the author. Card cover, pages. Buy The Wirksworth Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History) 2nd Revised edition by Sprenger, Howard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. ***1 TICKET BACK ON SALE*** An afternoon and evening on the Wirksworth branch using visiting '3F' and a short mixed train, Wednesday 23rd August An afternoon and evening charter on the Wirksworth branch with '3F' Class Jinty No in British Railways livery with a box van and two maroon coaches plus a night shoot using and BR Iris Unit M £.

The Wirksworth Branch (The Oakwood Library of Railway History OL72) by Sprenger, Howard. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The line between Idridgehay and Wirksworth will be worked by Train Tablets and Tickets, in accordance with the Regulations for working Single Lines by Train Tablet on pages to of No appendix to the Working time-Table, and Rules to in the Company’s Book or Rules and Regulations respecting the working of Single Lines of.The big Wirksworth s weekend.

The 18th & 19th of July A fabulous weekend celebrating all that was good from the s. Come and enjoy our mess .