Western Main Lines

Swindon to Gloucester

including the Cirencester and Tetbury branches

ISBN:978 1 904474 46 3
First Published:01 January 2005
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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For over a century the route was a main line if the GWR and it once had a large number of intermediate stations instead of just three. All are extensively illustrated, together with the two rural branches, which had served their communities for so long and are remembered by many with great affection.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Swindon Engine Shed11-13
Minety & Ashton Keynes18-20
Oaksey Halt21
Kemble Tunnel22
Jackaments Bridge Halt35
Rodmarton Platform36
Churchs Hill Halt37
Trouble House Halt41
Park Leaze Halt52
Chesterton Lane Halt53
Cirencester Town54-62
Sapperton Tunnel64
Frampton Viaduct65
St.Marys Crossing Halt73-75
Brimscombe Bridge Halt81-82
Ham Mill Halt83
Bowbridge Crossing Halt84
Downfield Crossing Halt94-96
Cashes Green Halt97-98
Ebley Crossing halt99-100
Standish Junction106-107
Tuffley Junction109
Tramway Junction110-111
Gloucester Loco Shed112
Gloucester Central113-117

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