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BANBURY & CHELTENHAM RAILWAY - VOL. 2 (SOFTBACK) - BANBURY TO KINGHAM WHICH START WITH 'B'
RailwaysThis is a book about a dream - a dream that started with one man in 1982. Between these covers, Gerry Cochrane describes how his idea of restoring the railways in the Downpatrick area was gradually turned into reality, with the hard work of the many volunteers who, over the years, caught the vision ...
Keywords: downpatrick, gerry, cochrane, caught, council, inch, beware, fire
MaritimeP. & A. Campbell Ltd of Bristol, registered as a Limited Company in 1893, was destined to not quite make its century as the operator of the celebrated White Funnel Fleet of passenger steamers. As the postwar fleet waned in the 1950s profits dwindled and receivership beckoned. Remarkably, a new ...
Keywords: balmoral, bristol, campbell, bristol, funnel, postwar, campbell, hovercraft, cross-channel, partnership, belgium, heritage, quartet, campbell, flag, bristol, funnel, irish, south-east, balmoral, devon, lundy, campbell, pattern, excursion-steamer, paddler, waverley, prince, ivanhoe, westward, balmoral, devonia, funnel, bristol, trillo, earlierc, lyde-built, paddle-steamer, waverley, severn, bristol, exmoor, devon, pembrokeshire, campbell, tedstone
RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
RailwaysThis album portrays Banbury and the branch to Bletchley as an illustrated view of the final years. In 1960 the branch appeared, along with many others, as the withering shoots of a railway that had been a part of the Victorian flourish of lines that seemed to reach every corner of the country. To ...
Keywords: banbury, verney, banbury, bletchley, victorian, forestall, railcar, simpson
RailwaysNow more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: banbury, birmingham, banbury, birmingham, moor, birmingham, snow, bordesley, cropredy, dorridge, fenny, compton, hatton, lapworth, leamington, olton, oxfordshire, ironstone, solihull, southam, harbury, tyseley, warwick, warwick, parkway, widney, manor
RailwaysFew travelled the entire length of this charming rural route, owing to the sparseness of the service and the rarity of through trains. Here is the opportunity to savour the scenic setting of many of the country stations and to enjoy the classic GWR trains, exclusively steam. From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, norton, sparseness, adderbury, andoversford, banbury, bloxham, bourton-on-the-water, brymbo, ironstone, charlton, cheltenham, leckhampton, cheltenham, malvern, cheltenham, norton, hook, norton, kingham, suton, lansdown, milton, notgrove, rollright, sarsden, stow-on-the-wold
RailwaysA very popular history of a branch line that has been little written about. From its remote beginnings at Verney Junction, to the town of Banbury it was some 21 miles. On the way are the towns of Buckingham and Brackley and the villages of Padbury, Fullwell and Westbury, and Farthinghoe. This ...
Keywords: banbury, verney, verney, banbury, buckingham, brackley, padbury, fullwell, westbury, farthinghoe, simpson
Maritime, RailwaysAlmost a century has elapsed since the Barry 'Red Funnel Line' steamers disappeared from the Bristol Channel excursion scene, and although Barry Pier has gone, as has the railway that served it, the remains are yet visible, and so the memory of the handsome fleet of paddle-steamers that were based ... From the series Series X
Keywords: barry, barry, funnel, bristol, barry, visible, barry, stimulus, funnel, bristol, paddle-steamer, upstart, walian, barry, barry, bristol, steamship, parent, barry, campbell, bristol, funnel, excursion-steamer, bristol, barry, export, traffics, coalfield, export, barry, funnel, campbell, excursion-steamer, bristol, campbell, funnel, taff, devon, somerset, cardiff, penarth, funnel, campbell, supremacy, bristol, barry, barry, barry, barry, tunnel, barry, lock, barry, barry, steamship, campbell, bristol, barry, funnel, barry, barry, barry, barry, barry, head-on, funnel, high-profile, funnel, bristol, campbell, barry, pontoon, tedstone, barry, barry, steamship, barry, quit, cardiff, bristol, barry, funnel, glamorgan
RailwaysThe line was one of the extremes: from the classical splendour of the Batch Green Park station to the minute and grimy terminus at Bristols St. Philips and from the peace of the Avon valley to the coalfields and industries of the Bristol area. Firmly in the steam era, the route once had a spacious ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: bath, bristol, grimy, terminus, peace, avon, bristol, mangotsfield, bath, bitton, bristol, wharf, bristol, barrow, bristol, barrow, bristol, barton, bristol, kingswood, bristol, bristol, bristol, kelston, mangotsfield, oldland, warmley, weston, bath, bath, terminus, bath, weston, bath, weston, kelston, bitton, bitton, warmley, mangotsfield, kingswood, bristol, barrow, avon, somerset
RailwaysThe story of the Bideford, Westward Ho! & Appledore railway is not the traditional tale of the construction of a new railway. It has many of the usual ingredients – difficulties in raising capital and buying land, protracted negotiations regarding Parliamentary approval, and contractor troubles. ...
Keywords: bideford, westward, appledore, bideford, westward, appledore, contractor, harbour, spite, council, westward, appledore, garner, gardner, westward, bideford, hartland, devon
RailwaysThis book complete a series of six titles from Runpast Publishing which have looked in some depth at the important Midland Railway cross-country route from Bristol and Bath via Birmingham and Derby to Leeds, from the earliest days through to the end of BR steam and sometimes beyond
Keywords: birmingham, derby, runpast, cross-country, bristol, bath, birmingham, derby, pixton, birmingham, birmingham, orton, orton-whitacre-kingsbury, hampton, kingsbury-tamworth-barton, walton, branson, junction-burton, trent-repton, willington, stenson, junction-derby, derby, mileage
RailwaysDennis Herbert's earliest childhood memories recall growing up on one of the many sprawling housing estates which were built in the Birmingham area in the 1920s and 1930s. We learn of his family members and also friends and neighbours on the estate. Dennis was a schoolboy during the war years, and ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: birmingham, footplateman, herbert, childhood, birmingham, schoolboy, life-long, fireman, tyseley, brother, tyseley, ogre, fire, smell, poor, mother, shiver, school, policy, birmingham, snow, eyesight, blindness, porter, tyseley, 40-plus, humble, fireman, saltley, aback, roster, gresley, arrow, gresley, railtour, tyseley, herbert, school, cotton, waste, shovel, saltley
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