Branch Lines

Branch Lines to Launceston & Princetown

ISBN:978 1 901706 19 2
First Published:01 July 1998
Last Reprinted:20 March 2020
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 GWR's Plymouth - Launceston route carried mineral traffic in its early years, agricultural items for most of its life and milk to its last day. Passengers were few in number, except at holiday time. This applied also to the loss - making branch onto the bleak flank of Dartmoor. Part of the Lee Moor Tramway is also featured.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Plymouth Mill Bay1-4
Plymouth North Road5-7
Laira Halt9-11
Lee Moor Tramway12-18
Tavistock Junction (Marsh Mills)19-21
Marsh Mills22-25
Plym Bridge Platform32
Cann Viaduct (Plym Bridge)33
Riverford Viaduct (Bickleigh Sth)34
Bickleigh Viaduct35
Shaugh Bridge Platform40-41
Clearbrook Halt42
Burrator & Sheepstor Halt55-56
Ingra Tor Halt57-59
King Tor Platform60-61
Grenofen/Walkham Viaduct (Horrabridge)74
Whitchurch Down Platform75
Tavistock South76-84
Mary Tavy & Blackdown85-87
Liddaton Halt96
Launceston Steam Railway118-119
New Mills Launceston Steam Railway120

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