British Railways Past and Present, No. 12: East Anglia (1992 Edition)
`British Railways Past and Present' is a nationwide series of books featuring photographs of railway locations taken many decades ago and comparing them with the same scene in the 1980s. Such is the pace of change on our railway system that even a few years can reduce a busy and vibrant railway scene to a wasteland or housing estate - or conversely can bring electrification and up-to-the-minute technology to an outdated, run-down route. The contrasts are often dramatic, while sometimes hardly anything has altered in 30 or 40 years. Whatever the change, the comparison of 'past' and 'present' will intrigue not only the railway enthusiast and historian, but also anyone interested in our recent history.
In this volume covering East Anglia are over 180 photographs featuring
- Chelmsford-Norwich main line
- East Suffolk line and branches
- Kings Lynn and north-east Cambridgeshire
- Midland & Great Northern Joint line
- North Norfolk, Wells & Walsingham and Bure Valley preserved lines
- GER rural byways
Softback, 128 pages, over 180 black & white photographs
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