Hear about the amazing, 7 1/2-mile long, dockside, elevated, electric passenger rail system ~ The Liverpool Overhead Railway.
The world's first, electric, elevated railway was built in Liverpool. How and why did this come about?
This talk tells the full story of the Liverpool Overhead Railway, and why it no longer exists.
It also tells why it became known as 'The Dockers' Umbrella'!
Ken also talks about how we might, possibly, see its return in a 21st century guise.