Track Layout Diagrams of the GWR and BR (WR) - Section 37 Forest of Dean
Covering Berkeley Road (excl) to Cinderford, Bullo Pill to Drybrook, Coleford, Lydbrook Jcn and all branches
Tony Cooke began publication of this renowned series of track layout diagrams of the old Great Western Railway and British Railways (Western Region) over 30 years ago. When the final nine parts which will complete the series are eventually issued, the the entire GWR and BR(WR) system will be covered, showing how the layout at the numerous stations, yards, docks and industrial sites served by the railway evolved and changed over the years. Some places, because of their complexity, are covered by several diagrams with different datelines and with additional indications of how the layout also changed in the interim. Opening and closing dates are given where known, including for signal boxes and with full known details of all Private Siding Agreements (PSAs).
Lightmoor Press state that they will be bringing out all of the series, with newly designed, illustrated covers and with all map text reset on computer to improve readability. Each new edition will also have been fully revised by Tony, to incorporate all the information which has come to light since publication of the previous edition.
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Updated: 29 December 2021