Walking the lost rail line from Sheffield to Mancheste with TV's Rob Bell

“There were some fairly strong sentiments about how important the line was, and how great it would be to have it back,” says engineer and presenter Rob Bell diplomatically, as he remembers the opinions he encountered while exploring a closed Sheffield rail route for his new TV series. The second episode of Walking Britain’s Lost Railways airs on Channel 5 on Friday, focusing on the Woodhead Line – the valuable link to Manchester that closed to regular passenger services in 1970, leading to repeated calls from campaigners for its reinstatement.
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26 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 27
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