The GWR Swindon to Bath Line

by Colin G. Maggs

The GWR Swindon to Bath Line Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780750934039
Publication date: 4th December 2003
Author: Colin G. Maggs
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Local history, Trains & railways: general interest,

About Colin G. Maggs

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.

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