The Railway Heritage of Dorset and Somerset

£4.99

Dorset and Somerset possess a rich and varied railway heritage.  As well as four main lines and the delightful Heart of Wessex line, the two counties enjoy a fine collection of preserved railways, where vintage locomotives and rolling stock complement splendidly restored stations, full of period atmosphere.  Britain’s growing network of cycle/walkways began with the Bristol and Bath Railway Path and now includes many more beautiful but previously abandoned lines, giving another way to discover the area’s remarkable railway history.  This book will tell you what to see and help you understand its historical context.

Dorset and Somerset possess a rich and varied railway heritage.  As well as four main lines and the delightful Heart of Wessex line, the two counties enjoy a fine collection of preserved railways, where vintage locomotives and rolling stock complement splendidly restored stations, full of period atmosphere.  Britain’s growing network of cycle/walkways began with the Bristol and Bath Railway Path and now includes many more beautiful but previously abandoned lines, giving another way to discover the area’s remarkable railway history.  This book will tell you what to see and help you understand its historical context.