Leeds to Morecambe Line

Leeds to Morecambe Line

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Leeds to Morecambe Line is a railway line running between Leeds, Skipton, Lancaster and Morecambe in northern England. The service is operated by Northern Rail. The route covered by the service was historically part of the Midland Railway. The line is electrified at 25 kV AC overhead between Leeds City and Skipton, a section known as the Airedale Line. The first section, between Leeds City and Shipley was opened by the Leeds and Bradford Railway on 1 July 1846, and extended to Skipton by the Leeds and Bradford Extension Railway. The line has only existed in its current form since January 1966 - prior to this the Leeds to Morecambe service used the 'Little ' North Western Railway route via Lancaster, with the Furness & Midland Joint line to Carnforth served mainly by through carriages detached from/attached to main line trains at Wennington.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135920944
  • 9786135920949