Great Railway Eras

Isle of Wight Lines

50 years of change

by Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith

All 35 Island stations that were open in the steam era are illustrated herein, along with the typical trains of that period. Also featured are the changes that have occurred on the electric line during 30 years. The remarkable story of the recreation of a steam railway is portrayed in detail.

Book Details

Author
Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Series
Great Railway Eras
Publisher
Middleton Press Ltd
Published
01 April 1998
Reprinted
16 February 2019
ISBN
9781901706123
Language
English
Format
Hardback
Dimensions
240 x 174 mm
Weight
480g
General
96 pages
120 photographs
large scale maps
other details of local history

Stations & Locations

Stations Photo
Ryde Pier Head 1-2,70-72
Ryde Esplanade 3-5,73-75
Ryde St.Johns Road 6-9,76-78
Smallbrook Junction 10,26,84,118-120
Brading 11-12,85-87
St.Helens 13
Bembridge 14-16
Sandown 17-18,63,88-92
Shanklin 19-21,94-95
Wroxall 22
Ventnor 23-25
Ashey 27,116-117
Haven Street 28-29,98-100,102-110
Wooton 30,97,111-114
Whippingham 31
Newport IOW 32-37,47,96
Cement Mills Halt 38
Medina Wharf 39-42
Mill Hill 43
Cowes 44-46
Carisbrooke 48
Watchingwell 49
Calbourne 50
Ningwood 51
Yarmouth 52-53
Freshwater 54-56
Shide 57
Blackwater 58
Merstone 59,64
Horringford 60
Newchurch 61
Alverstone 62
Godshill 65
Whitwell 66
St.Lawrence 67
Ventnor West 68-69
Ryde St.Johns Road Works 79-83
Lake 93
Portsmouth Broad Street 101