Jeremy Nicholls tells the story of how the railway comes to Nantwich, connecting people with Crewe, Shrewsbury and beyond. It also covers the second line to Market Drayton and Wellington.
There is a detailed description of the station and goods yard, with rare photos illustrating the staff, buildings and trains.
There is an account of the fatal accident in 1964. Withdrawal of services and closures are covered, along with the renaissance and the line today.