Branch Lines

Branch Line to Wantage

The Wantage Tramway

ISBN:978 1 904474 25 8
First Published:01 January 2004
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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The Wantage Tramway was in reality only a railway from the waist down. It evolved that way, although the directors planned freight carriage from the outset, but tramway status brought many economies. The resulting curious hybrid was photographed by relatively few people, but some fresh pictures have been discovered to add to the classic views of this unique operation, which made a consistent profit even in its final year.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Wantage Tramway1-26,43-120
Wantage Road (GWR)27-35
Wantage Road (Tramway terminus)36-42

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