Branch Lines

Branch Lines to Newport

from Ryde, Sandown, Ventnor West, Freshwater and Cowes

ISBN:978 0 906520 26 0
First Published:01 November 1985
Last Reprinted:24 March 2018
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Format:Hardback
Book Info:

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

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Newport was the Clapham Junction of the island railways for generations. Its bustle is contrasted with the many peaceful country stations, such as remote Merstone, junction for the spectacularly beautiful Ventnor West branch. Memories of the steam era will be aroused in older readers, whilst an important chapter in social history will be revealed to the young.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Cowes1-8
Mill Hill9-12
Medina Wharf13-17
Cement Mills Halt18-20
Newport IOW21-32,49-55,115-122
Smallbrook Junction33
Ashey34-38
Haven Street39-43
Wooton44-46
Whippingham47-48
Sandown56-58
Alverstone59-60
Newchurch61-63
Horringford64-65
Merstone66-73
Blackwater (IOW)74-75
Shide76-77
Ventnor West78-85
St.Lawrence (IOW)86-88
Whitwell89-91
Godshill92-93
Freshwater94-100
Yarmouth101-103
Ningwood104-106
Calbourne107-108
Watchingwell109
Carisbrooke110-114

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