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The Moretonhampstead Branch
Kingfisher Railway Productions

The Moretonhampstead Branch

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... A Railway from Shore to Moor

A detailed history of the 12-mile branch from Newton Abbot in Devon across the Teign estuary and up the steeply graded section of 1 in 49 to the terminus at Moretonhampstead. The first section of the line was on relatively level track, but the last six miles had to climb some 450 feet in just six miles. Very much a branch line from ‘shore to moor’. The line sadly closed on 28th February 1959, an early loss in the general decline of lines in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Plans of the line and of its stations are incorporated into this fascinating history.

Hardback with dust jacket, 176 pages with numerous (almost 200) photos and drawings

ISBN: 9780946184880

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