The Platform Edge - Uncanny Tales of the Railways

British Library Tales of the Weird


The Platform Edge: Uncanny Tales of the Railways, edited by Mike Ashley / From the British Library's "Tales of the Weird" series / ISBN 9780712352031 / 302-page paperback


The Platform Edge is a collection of the greatest stories of strange happenings on the tracks.

In this express service to the unknown, phantom passengers join the jostling of the daily commute, a subway car disappears into another dimension without a trace, while a tragic derailment on a lonely hillside in the Alps torments the locals with its horrifying nightly repetition.

From the open railways of Europe and America to the pressing dark of the London Underground, The Platform Edge is the perfect travelling companion for unforgettable journeys into the supernatural.

Mike Ashley is an expert on popular fiction of the 19th and 20th centuries who has published more than one hundred books on the subject. His Tales of the Weird anthologies include Glimpses of the Unknown: Lost Ghost Stories and From the Depths and Other Strange Tales of the Sea.

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