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The Shropshire Union Railway

Stafford to Shrewsbury including the Coalport Branch

by Bob Yate

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Published by Oakwood in Usk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shropshire Union Railway -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Bob Yate.
    SeriesOakwood library of railway history -- OL129
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15560826M
    ISBN 100853616132
    OCLC/WorldCa59270555

      His book – called simply The Shropshire Union Canal – is not just a history, but looks at the bustling canal network now and various restoration schemes which are at various stages of progress. The latest news, sport and entertainment from across Shropshire and Mid Wales | Breaking news, in-depth features, videos, listings and more.

    Contacting the archive: phone calls are taken by the council's customer service centre. For complex enquiries they recommend emailing the service directly, if possible ; Readers can register online and order documents in advance of a visit online; Identification: Shropshire Archives . Bridges over the Shropshire Union Canal in Shropshire‎ (79 F) B Shropshire Union Canal Barn Bridge (No 37)‎ (5 F) Media in category "Bridges over the Shropshire Union Canal" The following files are in this category, out of total. (previous page) Edleston Railway × ; KB. Endeavour at Bridge

    May 1st sees the launch of our second publication of -‘Railways, Ports and Resorts of Morecambe Bay’ following hard on the heels of ‘Yorkshire’s First Main Line – the Leeds & Selby Railway’ and last year’s ‘Shropshire Union Canal’.. Visit the online bookshop now by clicking here. In addition to the above titles, copies of ‘William Fairbairn – the experimental. Shropshire (or ; alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the south-east and Herefordshire to the south. Shropshire Council was created in , a unitary authority taking over from the previous county council and five district councils.


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Shropshire Union Railway Several canal companies converted their canals into railways during the early 19th century, and others were purchased by railway companies and subsequently converted.

However, the Shropshire Union Railway running from Stafford to Shrewsbury, was unusual in that it was one of the few public railways in Britain to have. The Shropshire Union Railway: Stafford to Shrewsbury including the Coalport Branch. [Bob Yate] Home.

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The English county of Shropshire has a fairly large railway network, with 19 National Rail stations on various national lines, as well as a small number of heritage and freight lines, including the famous heritage Severn Valley Railway running along its eastern border with Worcestershire.

The majority of the county's public rail services are run by Transport for Wales, the remainder are run. Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Co This page summarises records created by this Business The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Shropshire (/ ˈ ʃ r ɒ p ʃ ər,-ʃ ɪər /; alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian / s ə ˈ l oʊ p i ə n / sə-LOH-pee-ən, is a county in England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

Shropshire Council was created ina unitary authority taking over from Constituent country: England. In the event, only one railway was built, from Stafford to Shrewsbury. Not long after the merger, the Shropshire Union was leased to the mighty London & North Western Railway.

This book relates the history of the constituent companies all of which were originally formed in six decades fromcomparing their policies and progress.

Several canal companies converted their canals into railways during the early 19th century, and others were purchased by railway companies and subsequently converted. However, the Shropshire Union Railway running from Stafford to Shrewsbury was unusual in that that it was one of the few public railways in Britain to have been built as such by an erstwhile canal company.

Running from Stafford to Shrewsbury, the Shropshire Union Railway was one of the few public railways in Britain to have been built as such by an erstwhile canal company.

Pre. (The holiday route that is called the Shropshire Union Canal today is in fact the Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal, the Chester Canal and the Wirral line of the Ellesmere Canal).

The Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Company was created at a time when railway mania was beginning to take over from the canal age. Albrighton is a village, extensive parish, and railway station, 8 miles north-west from Wolverhampton (its post town), 5 south-east from Shiffnal (its poor-law union and petty sessions town), 11 north-east from Bridgnorth, about 22 east-south-east from Shrewsbury, and ¾ by rail from London, in the Shiffnal division of Brimstree hundred.

The Shropshire Union acted as a carrier, as well as managing the canals; they owned narrowboats inrising to in and in The company's property was leased to the London and North Western Railway Company in perpetuity.

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Shropshire (/ ˈ ʃ r ɒ p ʃ ər / or / ˈ ʃ r ɒ p ʃ ɪə /; alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the south-east and Herefordshire to the south.

Shropshire Council was created ina unitary authority taking over from the – Summer (DST): BST (UTC+1). Jack Roberts, born on the canal boat Quail inworked fly-boats until the Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Company ended fly boating in He later worked on the railways in Cheshire, and finally after retirement, he returned to the canals for about four years as skipper of a hostelboat.

Jack Roberts wrote this book in the : Jack Roberts. Shropshire Union Railway: Stafford to Shrewsbury I. Shropshire union railway: stafford to shrewsbury. Sticker mark on back dispatched with royal mail 2nd class large letter. shropshire & montgomeryshire railway wagon label please see the picture for the condition.

Hodnet is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. To the northeast of the village is the town of Market Drayton. Hodnet's name has Celtic origins derived from the Welsh hawdd meaning pleasant or peaceful and nant, a glen or valley in Old Welsh.[1] Hodnet was recorded in the Domesday Book as Odenett.

Evidence of a Bronze Age burial site was discovered during the construction of the Dialling code: The Shropshire Union Canal is a charmingly rural and isolated waterway for much of its length.

With stretches where there are no towns for miles, it is a great place to take time out. Maximum boat dimensions. Guide only - weather conditions affect water levels. Free guides for fun days out. Looking for a perfect place to picnic, relax, think. At the north end of the pools there is an information board though it marks the canal as the Shropshire Union Canal.

Although the East Shropshire tub-boat canals did eventually belong to the same company as today's Shropshire Union Canal, the Shropshire Canal. The Shropshire Union Canal runs from the edge of urban Wolverhampton through some of the most underpopulated areas of England to the River Mersey at Ellesmere Port, about sixty miles in all and taking a fairly leisurely four days to cruise.

Along the Shroppie (as it is known by its many admirers) the scenery is often quite dramatic, with.Shropshire (shrŏp`shĭr, –shər), county ( pop. ,), 1, sq mi (3, sq km), W England; administratively, Shropshire is a unitary authority (since ).It is also sometimes called Salop.

The adminstrative center is Shrewsbury Shrewsbury, city ( pop. 57,), adminstrative center of Shropshire, W England, on the Severn River.Cholmondeston (/ ˈ tʃ ʌ m s t ən / CHUM-stən) is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, village lies 5 miles (8 km) to the northwest of villages include Aston juxta Mondrum, Barbridge, Calveley and Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal and the Crewe–Chester railway Country: England.