5980 - PRE - ORDER Rails to the Forest 2nd Edition
Author: Bob Marrows
Imprint: Silver Link Books
Pages: To Be Confirmed
Published: April 24, 2021
The first volume in the Dean Forest series from Silver Link proved very popular having been reprinted a number of times such has been the demand. being reprinted to meet demand. Following publication considerable amounts of new and for the most part previously unpublished images and information has come to light. This will therefore be a new second revised and expanded edition. Covering the lines of the former Severn & Wye Railway in the Forest of Dean this volume begins our journey on the Bristol side of the River Severn From Newtown and Sharpness we travel over the ill fated Severn Bridge to Lydney Junction, along the harbour branch before returning to travel along the now present-day preserved Dean Forest Railway, north to the present headquarters of the DFR at Norchard , Also encountered en route are many of the myriad industrial sidings that once fed traffic into the system. In a remarkable collection of over 400 images, this mile-by-mile journey takes us on a fascinating and detailed journey, images of the Severn crossing by the erstwhile and much missed Severn Railway Bridge is but only one of the many treats in store for readers.