Branch Lines

Branch Lines to Torrington

from Barnstaple to Halwill

ISBN:978 1 873793 37 4
First Published:01 August 1994
Last Reprinted:31 August 2019
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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Once the end of the LSWR main line, the route from Barnstaple Junction to Torrington ran through the beautiful landscapes around the Rivers Taw and Torridge. Surviving for many years as a mineral line, it now has a surprising number of preserved relics. The route from Torrington to Halwill was built as a light railway by Colonel Stephens and therefore had its own quaint charm, well recorded.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Barnstaple Junction1-17
Bideford Goods33-35
Torrington Viaduct68-71
Watergate Halt72-76
Yarde Halt77-78
Dunsbear Halt79-82
Marland Works83-87
Meeth Halt101-102

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