Tatham area railways 1845-1914



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Introduction

From the mid 1800s to the early 1900s, the everyday sight of trains running through the local area would have resembled these recent images of restored, still steaming Victorian trains.

Furness Railway 1863 loco and period carriages

Furness Railway 0-4-0 tender engine built 1863 & period carriages
(Courtesy Furness Railway Trust)

In the earlier years, the Furness Railway Trust train above might actually have been seen, or its stable mates, whereas the train below (on the Bluebell Railway in Sussex) is only generally indicative of later period trains.

Furness Railway 1863 loco and period carriages

South Eastern & Chatham Railway 0-6-0 tender engine built 1896 & period wagons,
on the Bluebell Railway (Courtesy Jon Bowers)


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Page created 10-7-2010. Latest update 15-7-2010

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