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Modern Britain

Railway Relics in 2012

by Peter Kessler, 1 December 2012. Updated 30 December 2018

Leaf through some of the leftover odds-and-ends from the golden age of railways, spotted during railway walks or other trips around the country in 2012. These photos follow no particular order or geographical location. They are simply offered as they are discovered, along with a brief history or description.




Main Sources

Conolly, W Philip - British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer, Fourth Edition, Ian Allen, London, 1965

Course, Edwin - London Railways: Then and Now, B T Batsford Ltd, London, 1987

Online Sources

Abandoned Lines and Railways

Disused Stations

Westinghouse Brake & Saxby Signal Co Ltd Miniature Power Lever Frames



Images and text copyright © P L Kessler except where stated. An original feature for the History Files.