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Gas Lighting at Midland Railway Stations

Gas Lighting at Midland Railway Stations

Fig. 1: Gas lighting at Rothey Station on the preserved Great Central Railway. Photo Credit: Ian Handley. Gas Lighting at Midland Railway Stations An often forgotten fact about Midland Railway stations, on what we now know as The Robin Hood Line, is that they were all...
Youthful Days – Part 2

Youthful Days – Part 2

Fig 1: Kirkby South Junction on the Great Central main line was a popular 1950’s & 1960’s trainspotting haunt for Kirkby lads and features in Part 2 of Malcolm Rush’s Youthful Days. Photo Credit: Kirkby Heritage Centre Youthful Days Part 2 I...
Youthful Days – Part 3

Youthful Days – Part 3

Fig 1: Hughes ‘Crab’ 2-6-0 no. 42932 descends from Kirkby Station Junction, passing under the GNR Leen Valley Extension line heading towards Pye Bridge. Date not known. Photo Credit: Frank Ashley, Malcolm Rush Collection Youthful Days – Part 3 In Part 3 of local...