Author:   Roger Norfolk
Published:   2019
Format:   Hardback, 64 pages

Status:   In Stock



The 55-mile rail route between Birmingham and Oxford is still an important artery for the Nation’s passenger and freight traffic. Trains from the north of England routed through Birmingham can gain direct access southwards to Reading, and thereby to the south coast.

The photographs in this book, though, recall a time up to the mid-1960s when it was an altogether different railway. These were the dying days of steam and of equipment and working practices developed from Victorian times.