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The Severn Tunnel Junction

By: Rendall, P.D.

1785007378 / 9781785007378
Paperback
01/07/2020
Stock expected by 14/06/2020
England
25 cm 192 pages : illustrations (colour)
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The Severn Tunnel Junction was the largest freight marshalling yard on the Western Region of British Railways, once stretching for over two miles along the Welsh bank of the River Severn. At its height it was a goods yard, junction, station and loco depot, but it was an important railway community and small town as well. With over 150 photographs this book describes the beginnings of the yard within the wider historical context and discusses the expansion of the site and the impact of the two World Wars. It documents the methods of working at the junction and recalls the locos, freight and passenger trains that travelled the lines. Finally, it remembers the people who worked and lived here.

BIC:

WGF Trains & railways: general interest

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