Sylvasprings Watercress Narrow Gauge Railway

£6.95

The story of the last surviving narrow gauge industrial railway in the United Kingdom

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sylvasprings-watercress-narrow-gauge-railwayThe Sylvasprings 18-gauge line at Bere Regis in Dorset is an incredible survivor, almost certainly the last industrial narrow gauge railway of any length in the United Kingdom. In 2018 it’s still doing the job it was built to do, albeit in truncated form. The line originally ran up the valley to the packing sheds in the village, but now carries cress the much shorter distance direct to supermarket lorries. No matter! It’s still doing the job, and is not immediately under threat of closure.
This book by Paul Webb tells the story of the line’s development and contraction. Drawings are by Paul Webb, and most of the photographs by Patrick Henshaw.

Weight: 100g

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Weight 0.105 kg
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