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railway chronology of the Sheffield area.

railway chronology of the Sheffield area.

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Published by [Sheffield City Libraries] in [Sheffield] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reproduced from typescript.

SeriesLocal history leaflets -- no.5
ContributionsSheffield City Libraries. Department of Local History and Archives.
The Physical Object
Pagination7p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14470834M

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"A Railway Chronology of the Sheffield Area". New & enlarged edition Local History Leaflet No The Midland Railway originated from in Leicestershire / Nottinghamshire, with the purpose of serving the needs of local coal owners. The company was formed on 10 May by the merger of the Midland Counties Railway, the North Midland Railway, and the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway, the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway joined two years arters: Derby.

The Sheffield District Railway was a miles (6 km) railway line in South Yorkshire, was built to give the Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway access to Sheffield, primarily for goods traffic, for which a large goods depot at Attercliffe, in Sheffield, was construction was sponsored by the LD&ECR and the Great Eastern Railway together, with the support of the.

The Sheffield and Rotherham Railway was a short railway in England, between Sheffield and Rotherham and the first in the two towns. In the early nineteenth century, when news broke of the building of the North Midland Railway, it was clear that George Stephenson would follow the gentle gradient of the Rivers Rother and Don, bypassing nson known for his railway Locale: South Yorkshire, England.

Railway chronology of the Sheffield area. book earliest known evidence of human occupation in the Sheffield area was found at Creswell Crags to the east of the city. Artefacts and rock art found in caves at this site have been dated by archaeologists to the late Upper Palaeolithic period, at le years ago.

Other prehistoric remains found in Sheffield include a Mesolithic "house"—a circle of stones in the shape of a hut-base. Sheffield station, formerly Pond Street and later Sheffield Midland, is a combined railway station and tram stop in Sheffield, England, and the busiest station in South Yorkshire.

Adjacent is Sheffield station/Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Supertram stop. In –18, the station was the 43rd-busiest in the UK, and the 15th-busiest outside London. History Edit - Edit File:Sheffield Railway The station was opened in by the Midland Railway and was the fifth and last station to be built in Sheffield city centre.

It was designed by the architect Charles Trubshaw. The station was built on the 'New Line', which ran between Grimesthorpe Junction, on the former Sheffield and Rotherham Railway, and Tapton Junction.

The Sheffield and Rotherham Railway was a short railway between Sheffield railway chronology of the Sheffield area. book Rotherham and the first in the two towns.

It was sanctioned in and ran from what is now () the Midland Company's goods station in the Wicker, Sheffield, to Rotherham. Proposal for a line by Henry Sanderson of Sheffield. August 9th. Sheffield's leading online bookshop. Many local history and walking books. Get your book published. Contact us on or [email protected] Login.

Forgot password. Remember me. Your cart: 0 Items - £ The Train from Wigan Pier. By Jonathan Wray £ Sale. Add to cart. It was the Sheffield and Rotherham Railway - see the North Midland Railway was being built northwards from Derby towards Leeds, Sheffield was not considered an important enough town to justify building what eventually became Bradway Tunnel, plus cuttings etc., and so the line veered eastwards via Barrow Hill and Beighton to Rotherham.

For the UK railway map, the colour identifies the owning company pre-grouping (circa ). For the US railroad map, the colour identifies the company that built the line.

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Steam Around Sheffield, the latest work by prolific railway author Mike Hitches, documents how Yorkshire's 'Steel City' and its environs were faithfully served by steam locomotion for many years.

Sheffield, for so long the source of Britain's cutlery, has a rich railway history encompassing various competing companies and a fascinating range of.

Sheffield is located at Historically, Sheffield was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire and, before this, the Saxon shire of area is now part of the county of South Yorkshire, and borders on Nottinghamshire's forests and the Derbyshire Dales.

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Free UK Delivery by Amazon Natural History of the Sheffield Area and Peak District. by Derek Whiteley | 1 Sep out of 5 stars 1. Paperback Sheffield in 50 Buildings. Sheffield, town, city, and metropolitan borough, metropolitan county of South Yorkshire, north-central England.

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Other routes from Sheffield went to Doncaster, Wakefield, Mansfield and Hull, but it was the line to Beighton and a small town called Annesley that held the most importance.

Inthe Great Northern Railway connected with the MSLR at Annesley, allowing the latter to run coal trains into Nottingham. The manor of Sheffield was recorded in the Domesday Book as 'Escafeld'. Other local manors which appeared include Grimesthorpe, Hallam, and Attercliffe.

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structure of Sheffield’s first railway station. The Riverside Business District lies in the northern part of Sheffield City Centre, a short walk away from the Heart of the City, and comprises of land on the banks of the River Don.

This area has always been an important gateway to the city - as early asSheffield Castle stood opposite at. Sheffield was the first major community on the route since leaving Manchester and the last before joining the London Extension proper.

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