This work records the varied history of this important stretch of railway, which was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel as the last link of the GWR between London, Bath and Bristol. It captures the drama of the railway's construction, recounting the difficulties encountered by engineers and navvies.
|Publication date:||4th December 2003|
|Author:||Colin G. Maggs|
|Publisher:||The History Press Ltd|
|Categories:||Local history, Trains & railways: general interest,|
Colin Maggs has written over 60 books about railways, including the GWR Bristol to Bath Line (the companion volume to this book), and and countless magazine articles, he has also made a number of TV and radio appearances. He has an unrivalled knowledge of railways within 80 miles of his home in Bath. In 1993 he received the MBE for services to Railway history.More About Colin G. Maggs