Wales and Western Region Railways: The Late 1940s to Late 1960s (Amberley)

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An album of high quality colour and black & white photographs taken around Wales and the Western Region during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, a period of great change on Britain's railways.

Photographs are presented in two-per-page format, with informative captions provided beneath each image. An introduction to railways in the region during this time is also included to provide some background information. The book covers six main routes, with a chapter dedicated to each:

  • Old Oak Common, Southall Shed and a Bluebell survivor
  • London to Oxford, Kemble, Tiverton Junction and Hemyock
  • Northwest towards Shrewsbury, Chester and Oswestry
  • Mid Wales routes to Aberystwyth, Criccieth and Bala
  • Church Stretton to Brecon
  • Carmarthen and South West Wales

A variety of locomotive types are featured, including long-distance passenger locomotives, tank engines and freight locomotives. 96 pages.

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