About the Author
Nigel Welbourn has a lifelong passion for lost railways. He has been writing the popular and critically acclaimed Lost Lines series of railway books for Ian Allan Publishing since 1994. Its 14 volumes provide illustrated histories of over 400 different lost lines in the British Isles, together with numerous closed stations and depots. Nigel has always had a great love of Scotland and has visited and revisited the country's railways over the last 50 years. His travel and research over these years has uncovered a rich railway heritage and an unparalleled diversity of lost lines.