Branch Lines

Branch Lines around Wisbech

from Peterborough, Sutton Bridge, March, Watlington & Upwell

ISBN:978 1 901706 01 7
First Published:01 November 1997
Last Reprinted:31 August 2019
Authors:Andrew Ingram
Series Editor:Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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This album is not just a story of straight rails across a flat landscape. It captures the sights, sounds and smells of a once extensive and diverse system that stretched from the East Coast Main Line at Peterborough to the last roadside steam tramway in Britain. A wealth of unpublished photographs are complemented by stories of a rhubarb bridge, an engine-driving curate, and a mole-catching signalman.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Cross Keys Bridge1-3
Sutton Bridge1-8
Peterborough North14-18
Spital Bridge19-21
Crab Bridge22
New England Bridge22
Rhubarb Bridge22
Dogsthorpe Siding23
Eye Green24-26
Murrow East33-35
Wisbech St.Mary36-39
Wisbech North40-49
Wisbech North Goods50-56
Wisbech North (Harbour Branch)57-60
Magdalen Road61-64
Middle Drove65-68
Smeeth Road69-72
Outwell Village Depot79
Outwell Basin Depot80
Boyces Bridge Depot81
Inglethorpe Hall82
New Common Bridge83
Waldersea Siding94-95
New Bridge Lane Crossing96
Weasenham Lane Crossing97-98
Metal Box Siding99
Wisbech East Goods100-103
Wisbech East Harbour Branch104-110
Wisbech Harbour Junction111-113
Elm Road Crossing112-113
Wisbech East114-120

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