British Railways Past and Present, No. 45: Sussex
'British Railways Past and Present' is a nationwide series of books featuring photographs of railway locations taken several decades ago and comparing them with the same scene today. Such is the current 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scene to a wasteland or housing estate - or conversely can bring electrification and up-to-the-minute technology to an outdated, run-down route.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 Sussex are over 230 photographs featuring
- Main lines to Brighton and Hastings
- South Coast line and branches
- Mid Sussex line
- Bluebell line
- Kent & East Sussex line
- Lines around Groombridge
- Eastbourne to Hastings and the Marshlink
- Bexhill West branch
Softback, 128 pages, black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good with inscription
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