Southwold Railway by Allan Rosslyn Tayor

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Edition Notes

Previous ed.(B57-18566).1950.

Book details

StatementAlan R. Taylor & Eric S. Tonks.
ContributionsTonks, Eric S. 1914-
The Physical Object
Pagination64p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20277075M

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The Southwold Railway –a tad of a Suffolk byway £ Add to basket; The Southwold Railway Trackwalk Book. This is an excellent, well researched book on the Halesworth to Southwold 3’ gauge Railway, with lots of images of the stations, rolling stock and atmospheric scenes taken both contemporary with its operation and in the years since closure.

Accompanied by an excellent narrative and simple track plans this book is a useful aid to the railway /5(5). contents and extra information for this book» The coming of the railways to East Suffolk in saw the ancient coastal town Southwold Railway book port of Southwold being by-passed some seven miles to the west where a station was established at Halesworth.

Related books A delightful example of one of East Anglia's minor railways: A 3ft gauge railway, single track, just over 8 miles long from Halesworth (connections to London) across the heathland and marshes of East Suffolk to the seaside resort and harbor of Southwold.

The Southwold Railway The coming of the railways to East Suffolk in saw the ancient coastal town and port of Southwold being by-passed some seven miles to the west where a station was established at Halesworth. His co-author, David Lee now in his mids, has researched the history of Southwold Railway for many years and welcomed Rob's knowledge and expertise in bringing together this substantive book on the Railway.

Another important contributor is the late Alan Taylor whose opening chapter and several pictures are a tribute to his s: 7. The first Public Railway in the world was the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which was opened on 27th September, Since then the railways have branched out all over the country, but it was not until fifty-four years later, almost to the day, that the Southwold Railway was opened.

In and Suffolk was connected with the. The Southwold Railway was a remarkable 3 foot narrow gauge line linking the fashionable Suffolk seaside resort of Southwold with the Great Eastern main line at Halesworth 8¾ miles inland.

Opened init gently wound its way towards the sea through the beautiful valley of the River Blyth, Southwold Railway book intermediate stations at Wenhaston, Blythburgh. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Southwold Railway was a narrow gauge railway line between Halesworth and Southwold in the English county of Suffolk.

8 miles 63 1⁄2 chains ( km) long, it was 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge. It opened in and closed in Intermediate stations were at Wenhaston, Blythburgh and Walberswick. About the Authors A delightful example of one of East Anglia's minor railways: A 3ft gauge railway, single track, just over 8 miles long from Halesworth (connections to London) across the heathland and marshes of East Suffolk to the seaside resort and harbour of ed on: Febru The coming of the railways to East Suffolk in saw the ancient coastal town and port of Southwold being by-passed some seven miles to the west where a station was established at Halesworth.

After several abortive attempts Southwold Railway book provide a tramway between the two towns, an Act was passed in sanctioning the building. The Southwold Railway Trust England's premier 3-foot gauge railway Committed to restoring the historic narrow gauge railway link between Halesworth and Southwold; preserving it for future generations to enjoy.

An A5 size booklet describing the history of the narrow gauge railway that ran from Halesworth to Southwold, Suffolk, in eastern England until In clean and sound condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries. 12 p. Book. Synopsis The coming of the railways to East Suffolk in saw the ancient coastal town and port of Southwold being by-passed some seven miles to the west where a station was established at Halesworth.

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Jenkins too is the guy who photographed and filmed the railway’s last days of existence. The Southwold Railway Trackwalk Book quantity. Add to basket. Category: Books. Description Description. This is a delightful publication tracing the full route from Halesworth to Southwold most of which is accessible.

The Southwold Railway Trackwalk Book. Related products. The book finishes with a summary of the Southwold Railway Trust, what they have achieved and their plans for the future. So if like me you enjoy reading about long forgotten railways, you will like this book.

It manages to be a historical record while remaining engaging to read and showing warmth for it's subject. The coming of the railways to East Suffolk in saw Southwold being by-passed some 7 miles to the west where a station was established at Halesworth.

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A delightful example of one of East Anglia's minor railways: A 3ft gauge railway, single track, just over 8 miles long from Halesworth (connections to London) across the heathland and marshes of East Suffolk to the seaside resort and harbor of Southwold. This book collates the research and memories of one of the last surviving passengers with.

A delightful example of one of East Anglia's minor railways: A 3ft gauge railway, single track, just over 8 miles long from Halesworth (connections to London) across the heathland and marshes of East Suffolk to the seaside resort and harbour of Southwold.

This book collates the research and memories of one of the last surviving passengers with. About this Item: Lightmoor Press, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. The Southwold Railway opened inheralding a new era for the town.

For five decades, with varying degrees of prosperity, the railway provided reasonable and adequate services to the locality and acted as a feeder to the GER, but issues always persisted with Southwold Corporation.

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England's premier 3ft gauge passenger railway had elegant engines with tall slender chimneys, and tramcar-style coaches with foreign-looking verandahs. All the distinctive features are illustrated in this album, and numerous drawings are included for railway modellers. It faithfully recreates the atmosphere of yesteryear in this tranquil comer of Suffolk.

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A comprehensive, extensively researched history of the Southwold Railway which for its short length, small gauge and operational life surely holds the record for the most histories, articles and commentaries per mile.

A good book but not without proofing faults it can probably be considered the definitive history of the line. In he was appointed the Festiniog Railway Company's official photographer.

From he contributed a narrow-gauge railway news column to one of the national railway magazines. This is his sixth title for Pen & Sword Transport, following books on the Festiniog (two), Welsh Highland, Corris Railway and Vale of Rheidol Railways.

show more. This is a local book which was specially commissioned by the Society. This lavishly-illustrated publication includes colour photographs and maps and is a unique and excellent history of the part played by Halesworth as a Transport Hub.

It contains references to the importance of the railway in Halesworth in relation to the main line with its. We now also have in stock The Llanelly Railway and Dock Company NEW A copy of our Spring/Summer catalogue is available here. Note this will open in a separate window as file.

Our expanding book catalogue is now split into various subject sections as seen below, railway titles are divided by region. Southwold Railway Terminus: References This article about a railway station in the East of England is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This page was last edited on 18 Mayat (UTC).

Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution. The nearest railway stations to Southwold are listed below. Train services to these stations may vary, you can use our Journey Planner to confirm your travel arrangements. Unless shown otherwise in the Special Offers section, travel between the station shown and Southwold is not included in your rail ticket.

Southwold is a small town and civil parish on the English North Sea coast in the East Suffolk district of lies at the mouth of the River Blyth within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural town is about 11 miles (18 km) south of Lowestoft, 29 miles (47 km) north-east of Ipswich and 97 miles ( km) north-east of London, within the parliamentary.

Halesworth railway station viewing north during GER days with the transhipment facilities from the standard gauge (4ft 8 1/2") to narrow gauge (3ft) for the Southwold Railway. Note the shunting horses belonging to the GER. Photo is s. (Credit: The Southwold Railway book).

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