The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: Eastern and Southern England

The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: Eastern and Southern England

The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: West Midlands, Wales and the West

Series: The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways

Publication Date15th July 2019

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

Patrick Bennett offers a fascinating insight into the architecture and infrastructure of the West Midlands, Wales and the west of England's railways, covering stations, goods sheds, depots, signal boxes and more. Previously unpublished photographs throughout, perfect for modellers and the general railway enthusiast.
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ISBN
9781445681535

The range and variety of British railway stations is truly astonishing: from the tiny wayside halt made of corrugated iron to the magnificent stone-built city centre terminus. No less remarkable in their variety are the buildings devoted to the transport of goods, and indeed for most years of their existence this traffic was by far the most important to the railway companies. Subjects also covered are signal boxes and signalling, locomotive depots, bridges and viaducts and much else besides; in fact, just about every aspect of the British railway scene.


This book, focusing on the West Midlands, Wales and the South West, covers principally the areas of the London & North Western, the Great Western, the London & South Western railways and the various Welsh railway companies. Illustrated throughout with the author’s original colour photographs, many of which are now historic, this book is sure to appeal as much to the general reader as to the railway modeller.

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