Miniature Railways of Great Britain & Ireland

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The miniature railway now occupies an important role in the overall railway scene, with many superb and high quality layouts to delight the discerning enthusiast. This book from Platform 5 contains details of all commercial miniature railways of gauges from 7¼in to 21in that are open to the public and also club tracks that open regularly to the public.

For every railway a brief description of the line/circuit is provided, together with details of location, address, gauge, line length, and contact details including web addresses. Also included is a detailed listing of the resident locomotive fleet for all commercial railways and most club tracks including details of:

  • Locomotive Numbers and Names Carried
  • Type of Locomotive (steam, battery, diesel, petrol)
  • Transmission Type
  • Wheel Arrangement
  • Builder
  • Date of Construction

From well known popular lines like the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, to much smaller single locomotive operations in public parks, this book contains details of a remarkable 200 different railway undertakings and well over 1000 different locomotives. Published 2012.

128 pages including over 60 colour illustrations.

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