Somerset & Dorset Sunset
Few railway routes attracted such a huge following as the much lamented Somerset & Dorset which seemed to be everybody's favourite line. Fierce gradients, strange operating manoeuvres, beautifully maintained stations and some of the most unspoilt countryside one could wish for, all combined to make it an absolutely outstanding route. In addition on summer Saturdays, when holiday traffic was at its peak, a bewildering variety of locomotives could be seen, making the line a magnet for railway photographers. Even the station names like Shoscombe & Single Hill Halt, Sturminster Newton and Wellow, conjured up a delightful rural charm. Using some of the best available images this album will rekindle cherished memories of this lovely line, which is still fondly remembered, many years after its controversial closure.
Hardback, 112 pages, colour photographs
Condition: Good/Very Good
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