Branch Lines

Branch Line to Shrewsbury

The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway

ISBN:978 0 906520 86 4
First Published:01 January 1991
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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Always known locally as "The Potts", this unique railway had a very chequered history, having been closed no less than three times and bankrupt for much of its life. Its eccentric ways while under the control of Colonel Stephens and its transformation by the Army are fully illustrated. Timetables and numerous maps add to the understanding of a fascinating railway story.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Wern Lask33-34
Kinnerley Junction35-48
Kinnerley Shed49-58
Chapel Lane59
Crew Green65-66
Llandrinio Road67-68
Criggion Road70-73
Criggion Quarry74-76
Nesscliff & Pentre78-80
Pentre Halt81
Ford & Cross Gates88-93
Shoot Hill94
Meole Brace105
Shrewsbury West109-110
Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate111-121

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