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Published by Branch Line Handbooks, West Country Publications in Middlesex, Stoke-on-Trent .
Written in English


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Statementby Roger Crombleholme, Douglas Stuckey, C.F.D. Whetmath.
ContributionsStuckey, Douglas., Whetmath, C. F. D. 1945-
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19161094M

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Latterly known as one of the best loved Great Western branch lines, the Culm Valley Light Railway was promoted as a pioneer light railway, intended not only to serve the fertile and picturesque Culm Valley, but to show the country how rural areas could have the benefits of a railway . Download PDF Culm Valley Light Railway book full free. Culm Valley Light Railway available for download and read online in other formats. Buy Culm Valley Light Railway: Tiverton Junction to Hemyock (Locomotion Papers) Illustrated edition by Maggs, Colin G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. The Culm Valley Light Railway epitomised the idyllic English country branch line railway as it wended its way along the unusually tight curves along the Culm Valley. Passengers continued to be carried on this railway backwater up until , and the demise of the passenger service brought the end of a regular steam working over the line.

  The Culm Valley Light Railway: Hemyock Branch of the Great Western Railway Hardcover – 1 July by Michael J. Messenger (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ £Reviews: 2. In what did most Victorians know of the Culm Valley in Devon? Nothing or very little. An exception was Arthur Pain whose brother lived at Hemyock. Pain was a proponent of light railways and had been trained by R.P. Brereton, I.K. Brunel’s chief assistant. Colin G. Maggs is a railway historian and the author of more than 60 books about British railways, particularly those in the southwest of has also written many newspaper and magazine articles about them and made several TV appearances and radio broadcasts on the subject.. He was awarded an MBE in for services to railway history and an honorary MA from the University of . Culm Valley Light Railway I sometimes wonder why the Culm Valley Light Railway was ever built as there was never much prospect of traffic. The Culm Valley Railway was incorporated by an Act of 15 May to built a 7¼-mile line from Tiverton Junction on the Bristol & Exeter Railway.

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