Wild Swan Books

Lancashire & Yorkshire Wagons Volume One

Noel Coates

Hardback  -  194 pages  -  £25.95


The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway built, purchased or acquired over 67,000 goods vehicles over an 83 year period. This volume introduces the Miles Platting and Newton Heath Works, with a look at the methods of construction and liveries employed by the L & Y. It also provides an in-depth survey of single plank, bolster, and open merchandise (half-box) wagons, together with a useful appendix on wagon sheets.

The book is illustrated with many official photographs and drawings of the vehicles under review. Volume Two deals with covered goods, coal & mineral, bogie merchandise, livestock, tank, ballast, special wagons, miscellaneous vehicles and brake vans.

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