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Taunton to Barnstaple line

Colin Gordon Maggs

Taunton to Barnstaple line

Devon & Somerset Railway

by Colin Gordon Maggs

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Published by Oakwood Press, Order from Element Books in [Tarrant Hinton], Tisbury, Nr. Salisbury, Wilts .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementC. Maggs.
SeriesLocomotion papers ;, no. 126
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 84/16778 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2823117M
LC Control Number83839130

BOOK REVIEW The Taunton to Barnstaple Line: A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway by Freddie Huxtable. Lightmoor Press, Hardback. pp. £ ISBN 15 3. This is the first of a two-volume work and is entitled “Volume 1: From Conception to Demise”. It is very similar in style and presentation to Ian. The Taunton to Barnstaple Line: A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway Volume 1: From Conception to Demise The Devon & Somerset Railway (D&SR) was born out of an plan to build a North Devon Railway from Taunton to Launceston via Barnstaple.

Train tickets from Barnstaple to Taunton can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book. Taunton to Barnstaple Line: A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway Volume 1 Description The Devon & Somerset Railway (D&SR) was born out of an plan to build a North Devon Railway from Taunton to Launceston via Barnstaple. Even though the .

  Up to now the only books specifically about the Devon and Somerset are Middleton Press's "Taunton to Barnstaple: Country Railway Routes" by Vic Mitchell and Keith Smith, and Colin Maggs's book "The Taunton to Barnstaple Line", Locomotion . Travel by train from Taunton to Barnstaple in 1h 37m. Get live times, compare prices & buy cheap train tickets. Save 61% on average when you buy in advance.


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The Devon & Somerset Railway (D&SR) was born out of an plan to build a North Devon Railway from Taunton to Launceston via Barnstaple. Even though the project had Brunel as its engineer, it failed to get off the ground. Almost twenty years then lapsed until a. The Taunton to Barnstaple Line Volume 1 A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway Volume 1: From Conception to Demise.

The Devon & Somerset Railway (D&SR) was born out of an plan to build a North Devon Railway from Taunton to Launceston via Barnstaple. Even though the project had Brunel as its engineer, it failed to get off the ground.

This second volume brings the line back to life, with a detailed descriptive journey along its mile length from Taunton to Barnstaple. This written account of the railway is lavishly illustrated with a superb range of photographs, mainly taken in the s and early s, most of which have not been published before and that serve to emphasise the beautiful countryside through which the line passed.

The Devon and Somerset Railway was a 44 mile branch line that ran from Taunton to Barnstaple. The story of this line has now been chronicalled in a new book. © by Freddie Huxtable. The Taunton to Barnstaple Line has restructured my hope that my boys will be reading and inherit their dad’s habit, the love for quality, fascinating and mind-expanding books.

Thank you, Freddie Huxtable, for this one of a kind book and all of its true marvel. Danny Oceans/5(6). The Taunton to Barnstaple Line Volume 2 A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway Volume 2: The Route, Stations and Signalling Volume 1, published incovered the history of the Devon & Somerset Railway from its inception to its demise.

Starting with the trials and tribulations of financing the venture, then through its protracted construction in the s and ‘70s, takeover by the GWR. Train tickets from Taunton to Barnstaple can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.

Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book. The Yeovil–Taunton line was a railway line in England, built by the Bristol and Exeter Railway (B&ER) to connect its main line with the market town of Yeovil in opened in using the broad gauge of 7 ft 1 ⁄ 4 in (2, mm) and was the first railway to serve ran from a junction at Durston although in later years passenger trains on the line ran through to and from Closed: Exhibition in Barnstaple Museum (organised by Combe Rail member Tony Olsson) commemorating the closure of the Taunton-Barnstaple railway in Not the Ilfracombe line (or SR) but it was a feeder line, so we'll allow it.

This second volume brings the line back to life, with a detailed descriptive journey along its mile length from Taunton to Barnstaple. This written account of the railway is lavishly illustrated with a superb range of photographs, mainly taken in the s and early s, most of which have not been published before and that serve to emphasise the beautiful countryside through which the line passed.5/5(4).

Pearman Books is a specialist online bookshop that supplies books on railways, trams, transport, plus books on guitars, guitar building and amplication The Taunton to Barnstaple Line A History of the Somerset & Devon Railway Volume 3 Locomotives, Operations & Recollections.

- Buy Taunton to Barnstaple Line (Locomotive Papers) book online at best prices in india on Read Taunton to Barnstaple Line (Locomotive Papers) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 1. The Devon and Somerset Railway (D&SR) was a cross-country line that connected Barnstaple in Devon, England, to the network of the Bristol and Exeter Railway (B&ER) near Taunton.

It was opened in stages between and and closed in It served a mostly rural area although it carried some through services from east of Taunton to the seaside resort of gauge: 4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in (1, mm) standard gauge.

This second volume brings the line back to life, with a detailed descriptive journey along its mile length from Taunton to Barnstaple. This written account of the railway is lavishly illustrated with a superb range of photographs, mainly taken in the s and early s, most of which have not been published before and that serve to.

The Taunton to Barnstaple Line: Devon & Somerset Railway / C. Maggs Oakwood Press [London] Australian/Harvard Citation. Maggs, Colin Gordon. The Taunton to Barnstaple Line: Devon & Somerset Railway / C. Maggs Oakwood Press [London] Wikipedia Citation. brings the pm from Taunton to Barnstaple into Milverton on Saturday 13 July The train provided a connection off the pm from Paddington, and a connection into a train to Ilfracombe, which would be reached at pm.

Mike caught this train to Dulverton on his way home to Plymouth via the Exe Valley Line. This second volume brings the line back to lifewith a detailed descriptive journey along its mile length from Taunton to written account of the railway is lavishly illustrated with a superb range of photographs,mainly taken in the s and early s most of which have not been published before and that serve to emphasise the beautiful countryside through which the line passed.

This long branch of “Gods Wonderful Railway” extended through the delightful scenery of the foothills of Exmoor and provided a gentle unhurried means of civilised transport.

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