By Roy Perkins

ISBN-10: 1445613905

ISBN-13: 9781445613901

The Border Counties Railway ran from the previous railway village of Riccarton Junction at the Waverley path around the Border and during Northumberland to Hexham. partially meant to supply entry to coal deposits at Plashetts, close to Kielder Water, the railway used to be additionally associated with a scheme by means of the Duke of Northumberland to relieve neighborhood difficulty. providers begun in 1862, a few 8 years after the Act for the railway bought Royal Assent, at the comparable day because the Waverley course opened. Closed to passengers within the past due Fifties and to freight within the early Sixties, the road has principally disappeared. even though, it has now not thoroughly vanished as a part of the road at Saughtree has been restored and there were plans to open a slender gauge line alongside Kielder Water. during this ebook, Roy Perkins and Iain MacIntosh use a range of interval and modern photos to deliver the background of the road and its panorama to life.

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