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Modern Britain

Railway Relics in 2013

by Peter Kessler, 20 January 2013

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 2013. 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

Metropolitan Line Facts



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