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2 edition of Ashover Light Railway. found in the catalog.

Ashover Light Railway.

Kenneth Peter Plant

Ashover Light Railway.

by Kenneth Peter Plant

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Published by Oakwood Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLocomotion papers;no.30
The Physical Object
Pagination88p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17183767M

Rome2rio makes travelling from Nottingham to Ashover Light Railway easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Nottingham to Ashover Light Railway right here.   This is another thread prompted by reading old copies of "The Railway Magazine" from The September magazine carried a short article about the Ashover Light Railway which had finally closed over the majority of its length to freight traffic in .

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: The Story of a Welsh Rural Byway (Narrow Gauge Railways) by Peter Johnson | 30 Sep Hardcover. Many fascinating details are revealed, along with the unique 2ft gauge Ashover Light Railway. This had entirely American locomotives for passenger haulage, which lasted only 11 years. Hardback, 96 Pages, Photographs, Large Scale Maps, Other details of local history *** We no longer keep this book .

Ashover is a small diesel locomotive on the Ffestiniog Railway. Originally built for the Ashover Light Railway, it came to the FR in It was commonly used as Boston Lodge works shunter, occasionally being used on Parks and Gardens works trains. It is currently out of service having suffered from a lack of attention to routine maintenance checks whilst it was away from Boston Railway: FR. Welcome to War Department Light Railways, the reference site dedicated to the narrow gauge military railways used by all combatants during World War One. This site is still very much in its infancy, further topics to be added as more material becomes available include Rolling Stock, Railway construction & operation, uses after WW1.


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Ashover Light Railway by Kenneth Peter Plant Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this Item: The Ashover Light Railway Society, Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book. The Route of the Ashover Light Railway – Stretton to Ashover Butts.

Baldwin T ‘Joan’ at Stretton in [5] Joan heading South from Stretton, (c) M. Earley [6]. South of the Halt at Stretton, the railway travelled for well over a kilometre alongside the main standard-gauge line before it began to bear away from the Midland line towards the west, soon entering the valley of the.

Also featured is a photographic tour of part of the picturesque route of the railway, as well as all the latest news from the Society as we drive towards our ultimate goal - to recreate the atmosphere of the Ashover Butts terminus in its heyday.

The Ashover Light Railway Society is a registered charity no. The village is known for the Ashover Light Railway, which was owned and operated by the Clay Cross Company from to Along with Crich and Matlock, the village was used for a time as a location for the ITV drama series Peak Practice.

Ashover won the Calor Village of the Year competition in Country: England. The Route of the Ashover Light Railway - Clay Cross Works to Stretton The main Clay Cross Company Works were adjacent to the LMS main line from Sheffield to Derby, just south of Clay Cross Junction.

The main facilities (locomotive and carriage sheds) for the Light Railway were at the site of the Works. The. The following year, Harold Skinner, who was a long standing driver on the railway, resigned, leaving only Charlie Maycock as sole employee of the Ashover Light Railway.

By the end of the railway had made a loss of £2, and the Clay Cross Company made it known that they intended to close the line.

Ashover Light Railway (Locomotion Papers) Paperback – January 1, by K.P. Plant (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other 5/5(1).

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6 Feb - The Ashover Light Railway () was a 1 ft 11 1⁄2 in ( mm) narrow gauge railway in Derbyshire, England, that connected Clay Cross and Ashover.

It was built by the Clay Cross Company to transport minerals such as limestone, fluorite, barytes and gritstone to its works at Clay Cross. It also carried passengers.

The Ashover Light Railway Society plans to rebuild it pins. The Ashover Light Railway. Oxon: Wild Swan Publications Ltd, First edition. Hardcover. 28 x cm. Quarto. pages. Burgundy cloth in dust jacket.

Top fo the boards are buimped. Some toning to the dust jacket. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. The Ashover Light Railway was opened in by the Clay Cross Company which had been founded in the mid nineteenth century by George Stephenson, the famous railway engineer.

It was one of the last narrow gauge lines to be built for both passengers and goods traffic. It has that wonderful feel of an old book, patina of age on the pages. It also isn't just a photograph album but over twenty seven chapters recounts the history and atmosphere of each featured line.

Chapter twenty three recounts the tale of the Ashover Light Railway and a. The collection of the last waggon from Fallgate on the Ashover Light Railway, Derbyshire.

The West Leicestershire Light Railway Society failed to acquire a railway - this was futile. The "Ashover" chapter in the book referred to, was essentially a recounting of that day's trip, by the author who was a participant; with odd snippets re the line's origins and history, and a number of pictures, both of that trip, and "other doings at other times".

I've long had a soft spot for the Ashover Light Railway. I feel that it, and. Bill Hudson Transport Books - Narrow Guage, Industrial and Light Railway Books. Fallgate is an layout representing Fallgate station and yard on the Ashover Light Railway some time in the late 's.

This means that it is constructed to a scale of 4mm/ft () which is the UK's 00 gauge, to a track gauge of 9mm, hence The Ashover Light Railway Society (ALRS) is a registered charity no whose aims are to acquire, preserve and restore for the public benefit items of historical, architectural, engineering or historical value in connection with narrow gauge railways in.

Trevor L. Gosling; The Ashover Light RailwayAn Illustrated Presentation; The Ashover Light Railway Society, Winger worth, Chesterfield, ; p Ibid., p Ibid., p The Ashover Light Railway Society, Short Walks on a Railway Theme – Walk Number 1, Over the Hill – Clay Cross Works to Holmgate.

The Ashover Light Railway was a 1 ft 11 1 ⁄ 2 in ( mm) narrow gauge railway in Derbyshire, England that connected Clay Cross and Ashover.

It was built by the Clay Cross Company to transport minerals such as limestone, fluorite, barytes and gritstone to its works at Clay Cross and for transport around the country by the : England.

The Ashover Light Railway has long gone but the interest still lives on. Clay Cross mined minerals for hundreds of years before George Stephenson built The North Midland Railway through Clay Cross in At the time production of coal mined in Clay Cross was used to power the locomotives. THE ASHOVER LIGHT RAILWAY by GRATTON ROBERT & BAND STUART R.

WILD SWAN, The most modern and detailed work on this Derbyshire narrow gauge railway. pp, well illustrated. Fine copy in dw. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to. 'The story of the Derby to Chesterfield line is told in the usual Middleton Press style, with plenty of good quality black and white photos covering from the late s to the present day, with maps, ticket images, timetables, a line gradient diagram, signal box details and many other items of : Hardcover.

While I was wasting time on farcebook yesterday I came across a post by the Ashover Light Railway society of which I am a follower, announcing a publicity event in Clay Cross at the towns Christmas fair, I have offered to bring a diorama featuring the bridge that crossed the main Chesterfield to Clay Cross road known as the Pirelli bridge locally, now the fair is only 3 weeks or so away on the.