In association with, we bring you a selection of books about the Merseyside railway scene and its history which we hope you will find interesting. For any purchases made using a link on this page, a percentage will be paid to us to be put towards the group's aims.

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This historical look at Liverpool provides nostalgia through presenting long-forgotten images of the city and its transport and industrial heritage accompanied by easy to read, informative captions. Includes views of the Overhead Railway.
When we tell the story of the electrification of Britain's railways, we need look no further than the North West of England. Electrification happened here first before anywhere else in the country. This book aims to tell the reader both how and why this happened.
A carefully selected range of colour views of the routes of the Mersey Railway, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway and the London & North Western Railay around Liverpool and Merseyside. A detailed text supplements the wonderful collection of images with detailed captions. Recommended.
Fascinating book charting the history of the railway lines serving the Wirral Peninsula.
Merseyside's railways have undergone much change and upheaval during the 20th century. This book provides a pictorial account of the many railway lines which have disappeared.
From the British Railways Past & Present series, this book compares recent and historical photographs to show the pace of change and development over the years. Where possible, the present day photos have been taken from the same vantage point as the historic photo to allow an exact comparison to be made.
Similarly to the book above, this book covers Cheshire including views of Chester and Ellesmere Port at the south end of Merseyrail's Wirral Line.
This book in the Past & Present series covers the railways of West, East and North Lancashire, including views of Southport.

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