A detailed history of the Kingsbridge railway line and an essential addition to a railway aficionado's collection. 96 pages, photographs, maps
Local historian and award-winning author Helen Harris traces the triumphs and failures of Devon's pioneering rail companies which, in their heyday, created a truly impressive transport network. Beginning in the early nineteenth century with tramways for local industries, railways developed...
Devon is a goldmine for railway enthusiasts, with a magnificent coastal stretch of main line, and several museums and preserved steam railways. This book will tell you what there is to see, and help you understand its historical context.