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The Malton & Driffield Junction Railway

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88 pages
Martin Bairstow

Book description

Often referred to as ‘the bible’ of the Malton and Driffield Railway, Warwick Burton’s book is must read material for anyone with an interest in the project…….The Malton and Driffield Junction Railway, later known as the Malton and Driffield branch was a railway line in the Yorkshire that ran between the towns of Malton, North Yorkshire and Driffield in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The line opened on 13 April 1853. It became part of the North Eastern Railway (1854), then London and North Eastern Railway (1923), becoming part of British Railways in 1948. Passenger services on the line gained the nickname the Malton Dodger.

Between the 1920s and 1950s the line saw use transporting chalk from the Burdale and Wharram quarries. Passenger services ended in 1950; the Burdale quarry closed in 1955, and the line closed in 1958…..illustrated in black & white…Ref: 483

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