Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: railways

New book considers the past and future of UK’s piers

New book considers the past and future of UK piers
Anthony Poulton-Smith’s new title British Piers and Pier Railways offers an overview of the history and development of Britain’s piers and pier railways.

Rail disruption led to summer slump in Blackpool

Rail disruption, railways, seaside, summer, Blackpool
Improvement works and labour disputes at Northern Rail led to a marked drop-off summer visitation to Blackpool - as day-trippers “lost all faith” in the network. Rail chaos on the way in to Blackpool earlier this year was so disruptive that it kept large numbers of visitors away long after improvement work had come to an end, according to the...