The Central Wales Line - An Illustrated History of the Shrewsbury to Swansea Railway
Sometimes known as "the heart of Wales line", this railway runs for 121 miles from Shrewsbury to Swansea via Llanelli, passing through some spectacular and beautiful scenery. The line is noted for its many tunnels, viaducts and severe gradients and, althouh providing a vital link for the villages and small towns it serves, there is the ever-present threat of closure. This detailed and illustrated book may appeal to not only railway enthusiasts, but to travellers who enjoy interesting rail journeys. It covers construction through to present day operation, the locomotives used, train services, signalling and personnel, and details each station served.
Hardback with dust jacket, 192 pages, heavily illustrated with photos and drawings
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