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A History of Droxford Station A Journey Through 1500 Years
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A History of Droxford Station A Journey Through 1500 Years

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In 1955 British Railways deemed the erstwhile Meon Valley railway between Alton and Fareham to be uneconomic and it was closed to passengers. Freight continued to be dealt with at Droxford until 1962 after which the rump of the line saw use as somewhere convenient to store condemned wagons before having a final brief fling as a centre for railcar experiments and steam preservation. With the railway gone, the station building was eventually converted into a desirable country residence, in recent times the home of Tony and Jo Williams. Tony has a particular passion for local history and in consequence has commissioned historian Pam Buttrey to research and write the history of the station, the site, and how the railway both played a part in and was affected by development in the surrounding area. The result is local history as it is rarely presented. Certainly not a railway book aimed at the enthusiast, this is a stand-alone volume where railway and local history combine in complete harmony. This work has been designed and produced by Noodle Books on behalf of Tony Williams, and is deliberately set in similar style to the volumes on the Meon Valley Railway itself.

Hardback, 104 pages, black & white and colour photographs, drawings

ISBN: 9781906419936

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