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
RailwaysThe North of England Open Air Museum at Beamish, County Durham, operates in two time zones, 1825 and 1913, to relive the achievements of the North East in an enjoyable but historically accurate way. The museum is now 40 years old and the continued development of the rail transport collections is ... From the series Great Railway Eras
Keywords: beamish, waggon, beamish, durham, darsley, paul, jarman, beamish, tramway, pockerley, waggon, hint
TramsA complete listing of all books, periodical articles and other papers published since 1861 to 2009 with tramways and light rail schemes in Britain and Ireland as their subject forms the content of this publication. Publications concerning all aspects of tramways, including legislation and ...
Keywords: irish, ireland, tramway, croft, chronology, memorabilia
RailwaysPart of the first long distance railway in Great Britain, this line has undergone many changes, both in stations and rolling stock. These are shown in detail, along with the contrasting branch to Newport Pagnell and the interesting loop via Northampton. Wolverton Works is shown in great detail. From the series Midland Main Lines
Keywords: bletchley, rugby, newport, pagnell, northampton, newport, pagnell, loop, northampton, wolverton, althorp, bletchley, blisworth, bradwell, castlethorpe, church, brampton, denbigh, linford, kilsby, crick, buckby, milton, newport, pagnell, northampton, roade, rugby, weedon, welton, wolverton, wolverton
Buses, Road VehiclesBolton's buses and trams were always well turned out in the municipal livery. Bus operation began early, trams finished in 1947, but the undertaking made its mark in the Bennett era with innovative and trend setting designs and liveries. Well researched and illustrated by Harry Postlethwaite the ... From the series Portfolio
Keywords: bolton, bolton, municipal, postlethwaite, horse, postlethwaite, tramway, tognarelli, inter-urban, freeman, star, bolton, tramway, wartime, post-war, diamond, jubilee, wind, atlantean, manchester, bolton, bolton, bolton, north-east
RailwaysAlthough serving contrasting holidays resorts, the two branches had many unique and charming features. The varied rolling stock on local, London and excursion trains is widely illustrated, as are the diverse and historic stations. The development of the Seaton Tramway is also included. From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: selsey, seaton, tramway, hampshire
RailwaysRemembered with affection by local people, the Wisbech & Upwell Tramway followed the course of the Wisbech Canal along the Cambridgeshire and Norfolk county boundary. This album brings to life the history of both tramway and waterway, with many unpublished photographs and a wealth of new historical ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: upwell, wisbech, upwell, tramway, wisbech, norfolk, tramway, waterway, ingram, norfolk
RailwaysThe Wantage Tramway was in reality only a railway from the waist down. It evolved that way, although the directors planned freight carriage from the outset, but tramway status brought many economics. The resulting curious hybrid was photographed by relatively few people, but some fresh pictures ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: wantage, wantage, tramway, wantage, tramway, tramway, economics, hybrid, wantage, wantage, tramway, terminus, wantage, wantage
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