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Specialist Railway Books

South Eastern & Chatham Railways

A Marriage of Convenience

ISBN:978 1 901706 08 6
First Published:01 April 1998
Authors:Adrian Gray M.A.
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Format:Hardback
Book Info:

224 Pages
Photographs
Maps
Other details of local history

This Hardback is currently out of print.

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After decades of bitter feuding, the two Kent railway companies were united in an uneasy marriage. The following decades are a story of a desperate struggle to win profits and public confidence, fought against a background of increased road congestion and the First World War. It is the story of a railway company and the people who ran it at a pivotal point in British railway history.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Grove Ferry17
Rochester Bridge21,29
Rochester Common22
Shakespeare Cliff24
Tunbridge Wells30
Blackwater32
Folkestone Warren34
Charing Cross38,139-140
Elmstead Woods44
St.Johns44
Victoria46
Belle Isle47
Herne Hill49
Eltham Park51
Kingswood53
Folkestone Harbour55
Dover Admiralty Pier58-59,64
Dover Marine60-61,168
Folkestone Pier62-63,66,71,75
Queenborough Pier62
Boulogne77
Redhill85
Purley86
Oxted89
Bexhill West92
Queenborough94
Headcorn103
Greenwich Park111
Folkestone Junction121
Eythorne Guilford Colliery127
Paddock Wood136
Milton Range Halt138
Woolwich Arsenal147
Wandsworth Road151
Holborn Viaduct Low Level176
Kidbrooke177
Ashford Works185-186
Dorking (Westcott SB)189
Folkestone Central193
Cannon Street41197
Battersea78154
Gomshall132204

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