Country Railway Routes

Reading to Basingstoke

ISBN:978 1 873793 27 5
First Published:01 March 1994
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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Built as a broad gauge branch of the GWR, this route became an important north-south link in the national railway system, eventually becoming part of the Southern Region of British Railways. The diversity of through passenger and freight trains is fully illustrated, as are the varied local services. The long forgotten Reading Central Goods Depot is also featured.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Reading Shed21-28
Reading West33-44
Coley Branch50-54
Bramley for Silchester67-75
Bramley (M.O.D.)76-87

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