Railways Through the Vale of the White Horse Adrian Vaughan

ISBN: 9781847978714

Published: January 1st 2015

Paperback

160 pages


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Railways Through the Vale of the White Horse  by  Adrian Vaughan

Railways Through the Vale of the White Horse by Adrian Vaughan
January 1st 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 160 pages | ISBN: 9781847978714 | 10.69 Mb

A commemorative history of the railways of the beautiful Oxfordshire district Vale of the White Horse, running 27 miles from Steventon to Wootton Bassett. The book spans the history of the route from the opening in 1840 until 1965, when BritishMoreA commemorative history of the railways of the beautiful Oxfordshire district Vale of the White Horse, running 27 miles from Steventon to Wootton Bassett.

The book spans the history of the route from the opening in 1840 until 1965, when British Rail withdrew all the local passenger services between Didcot and Swindon and all the intermediate stations were closed. With personal insight and images from railway historian Adrian Vaughan, the book covers the Great Western Railways development of the route, as part of Brunels Bristol Railway, and shows the original correspondence between Brunel and his staff.

Fully illustrated with hundreds of historical photographs and detailed track diagrams, Railways Through the Vale of the White Horse is an ideal resource for anyone with an interest in this scenic railway route and a nostalgia for the early days of railways in Britain.



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