Research has begun...

A few weeks ago I started research into the Woodhead Railway Line as part my 1500 Volts DC Project (I'm only just getting around to posting it on here). To start I began with the lines history, helpfully provided by Anthony Dawson's book; The Woodhead Route published in 2017 by Amberley Publishing. Dawson wrote the book with help from fellow Manchester Museum of Science and Industry volunteer and former Woodhead railwayman Adrian Bailey.


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Results from the NRM

What I found; the Good and the Bad The archive at the National Railway Museum (NRM) contained a huge number of documents relating to the lines closure including countless letter exchanges from a polit