Great Railway Eras

Isle of Wight Lines

50 years of change

ISBN:978 1 901706 12 3
First Published:01 April 1998
Last Reprinted:17 February 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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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.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Ryde Pier Head1-2,70-72
Ryde Esplanade3-5,73-75
Ryde St.Johns Road6-9,76-78
Smallbrook Junction10,26,84,118-120
Brading11-12,85-87
St.Helens13
Bembridge14-16
Sandown17-18,63,88-92
Shanklin19-21,94-95
Wroxall22
Ventnor23-25
Ashey27,116-117
Haven Street28-29,98-100,102-110
Wooton30,97,111-114
Whippingham31
Newport IOW32-37,47,96
Cement Mills Halt38
Medina Wharf39-42
Mill Hill43
Cowes44-46
Carisbrooke48
Watchingwell49
Calbourne50
Ningwood51
Yarmouth52-53
Freshwater54-56
Shide57
Blackwater58
Merstone59,64
Horringford60
Newchurch61
Alverstone62
Godshill65
Whitwell66
St.Lawrence67
Ventnor West68-69
Ryde St.Johns Road Works79-83
Lake93
Portsmouth Broad Street101

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