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Culm Valley Light Railway

Roger Crombleholme

Culm Valley Light Railway

by Roger Crombleholme

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Published by Branch Line Handbooks, West Country Publications in Middlesex, Stoke-on-Trent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Culm Valley Light Railway.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger Crombleholme, Douglas Stuckey, C.F.D. Whetmath.
    ContributionsStuckey, Douglas., Whetmath, C. F. D. 1945-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19161094M

    Tiverton Junction Gauge: OO Gauge Size: 27'3" x 8'2" (mm x mm) Era: 's Update January Late in Tiverton Junction was moved to it's new location at The Old Well Garden. The Culm Valley Model Railway Club, based in Mid Devon, was formed in December , although it wasn't until the beginning of that the club began it's operations in it's current location. The club currently have an 80' OO gauge DC/DCC test track in the club room with exhibition layouts in O gauge (Uffculme) OO gauge (  North.

    Featuring the Exe Valley Railway, Culm Valley Light Railway and Tiverton Branch. Among Britain’s railways the Western Region had a distinctive style and image inherited from its predecessor, the Great Western Railway. In this programme we look at a classic group of .   The Railway World, February 2 page short history with a photo of No at Uffculme Railway World, November 6 photos and a description of the line. The Culm Valley Light Railway pamphlet, Reminiscent: Railway World, March A memoir of the line with 5 photos. *Railway Magazine, March

    The Culm Valley Light Railway was now incorporated, with a capital of £25, The next stage was to get the money for the construction. A share prospectus was issued on 25 September , stating that "The works being so unusually light, the Railway will be opened in about six months after it . The layout is based on the Culm Valley Light Railway, which opened in May connecting Hemyock with Tiverton junction. The track plan is roughly based on Hemyock as it was prior to relaying. Baseboards are constructed from 6mm ply with the aim of being as light as possible. Track is flexi track from both C&L and SMP with Marcway points.


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Out of 5 stars Culm Valley Light Railway by Michael Messenger. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified Purchase. Short and sweet.

Overall an excellent book on the history and operation Culm Valley Light Railway book this Light Railway Line. Plenty of photographs and track diagrams if you are a modeller. A nice easy read as well.5/5(1). The Culm Valley Light Railway. by Michael Messenger.

Latterly known as one of the best loved Great Western branch lines, the Culm Valley Light Railway was promoted as a pioneer light railway, intended not only to serve the fertile and picturesque Culm Valley, but to show the country how rural areas could have the benefits of a railway service.

Latterly known as one of the best loved Great Western branch lines, the Culm Valley Light Railway was promoted as a pioneer light railway, intended not only to serve the fertile and picturesque Culm Valley, but to show the country how rural areas could have the benefits of a railway.

Download PDF Culm Valley Light Railway book full free. Culm Valley Light Railway available for download and read online in other formats. Buy Culm Valley Light Railway: Tiverton Junction to Hemyock (Locomotion Papers) Illustrated edition by Maggs, Colin G.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. The Culm Valley Light Railway epitomised the idyllic English country branch line railway as it wended its way along the unusually tight curves along the Culm Valley.

Passengers continued to be carried on this railway backwater up untiland the demise of the passenger service brought the end of a regular steam working over the line. The Culm Valley Light Railway: Hemyock Branch of the Great Western Railway Hardcover – 1 July by Michael J. Messenger (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ £Reviews: 2. In what did most Victorians know of the Culm Valley in Devon. Nothing or very little. An exception was Arthur Pain whose brother lived at Hemyock.

Pain was a proponent of light railways and had been trained by R.P. Brereton, I.K. Brunel’s chief assistant. Colin G. Maggs is a railway historian and the author of more than 60 books about British railways, particularly those in the southwest of has also written many newspaper and magazine articles about them and made several TV appearances and radio broadcasts on the subject.

He was awarded an MBE in for services to railway history and an honorary MA from the University of. Culm Valley Light Railway I sometimes wonder why the Culm Valley Light Railway was ever built as there was never much prospect of traffic.

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Culm Valley Light Railway Description: Via Halberton, Willand, Uffculme, Culmstock, Hemyock, Clayhidon. Length 7¼ miles; commences at Tiverton Junction station, terminates at Mill Hayes; shows proposed diversion of stream and leat at Culmstock.

Includes sections and published map of course of railway. Scale: 13" to the mile. CVLR-Culm Valley Light Railway Book quantity. Add to basket. SKU: Category: Books. Description Additional information Description. The GWR’s Hemyock branch in Devon is known as one of Britain’s most picturesque and pioneering light railways.

Additional information. Weight. The Culm Valley Light Railway. This was the first major line engineered by Arthur Pain, but finances didn't work out as planned and the CVLR was forced to sell out to the GWR. Well illustrated with b/w photos, drawings and maps. It was the first steam-powered railway line in the county and predated the main line to London by 25 years, but traffic on the line remained very light throughout its existence and passenger.

The Culm Valley Light Railway. [BU Book] The Culm Valley Light Railway: £ Lately known as one of Britain's most picturesque and well-known railways, the GWR's Hemyock branch in Devon was also a pioneer light railway.

Buy The Culm Valley Light Railway by Michael J. Messenger from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Culm Valley Light Railway; Locations along the line.

These locations are along the line. Tiverton Junction More details See also Bristol and Exeter Railway Tiverton Branch (Bristol and Exeter Railway) The waiting room and booking office at Tiverton Junction in Aprila month before closure see image The Culm Valley Light Railway.

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