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By Andrew Walker

The East Midlands is wealthy in railway background and historical past. The Midland and nice Northern Railway businesses laid a lot of the rules, development broadly around the area to hyperlink its very important centres of inhabitants and to faucet into the numerous coal reserves of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. even though a lot depleted within the wake of department line and colliery closures, the realm nonetheless boasts intensively used major traces, the real North East–South West path, threading its manner during the Midland Railway’s capital at Derby, and lots of different secondary passenger and freight-only strains, all supplying nice percentages for railway photography.

This pictorial assortment provides a wide-ranging number of pictures of East Midlands traction from the past due Nineteen Seventies to the current day, photographed and compiled via Andrew Walker. targeting the counties of Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire, the e-book gains over a dozen assorted diesel locomotive varieties on either passenger and freight operations, including a number of devices, HSTs and the later new release of Sprinters. a number of the photographs function locomotives and railway infrastructure now constrained to heritage and in virtually 2 hundred images the range of rail site visitors during this vital English zone is abundantly illustrated.

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