The route dates from the dawn of the railway age and was soon busy with coal traffic in particular.
For this purpose, it became an early candidate for electrification, using a system which was to become unusual - it did not extend beyond the two cities.
Most of the route vanished, but the fascinating evidence of its life in scenic joys is very evident herein.
Author: Paul Shannon
Published by: Middleton Press
Size: 240 x 174 mm
Large scale maps
Other details of local history
ISBN: 978 1 910356 18 0
Published: June 2018
The price is £19.95 (including £1.00 p&p) for UK delivery - or £18.95 if bought direct from The Blackpool Tram Shop. (Please note due to the size and weight of this book, there are additional charges for delivery to Europe and the rest of the world).