The 'Great North' was the railway of Scotland's North-East until 1923. Set up in 1845 to join Aberdeen and Inverness, it did not open its first stretch until 1854. Reformed in the 1870s, it operated one of the most efficient and innovative regional railway systems in Britain. This comprehensive account explores the company's contributiuon to the development of the region and of the city of Aberdeen.
This detailed book features black and white photographs which complement the text and detailed descriptions of trains, train times, passenger counts and more.