The Southwold Railway 1879-1929

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A delightful example of one of East Anglia’s minor railways: A 3ft gauge railway, single track, just over 8 miles long from Halesworth (connections to London) across the heathland and marshes of East Suffolk to the seaside resort and harbour of Southwold. This book collates the research and memories of one of the last surviving passengers with maps and pictures to tell a fascinating tale of immaculate passenger service, management from a distant London office, closure at very short notice, and twenty-first century revival.

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A delightful example of one of East Anglia’s minor railways: A 3ft gauge railway, single track, just over 8 miles long from Halesworth (connections to London) across the heathland and marshes of East Suffolk to the seaside resort and harbour of Southwold. This book collates the research and memories of one of the last surviving passengers with maps and pictures to tell a fascinating tale of immaculate passenger service, management from a distant London office, closure at very short notice, and twenty-first century revival.

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Weight 1.276 kg
Dimensions 28.2 × 21.6 × 2 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

246

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

385.52094264 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K