The author narrates the history of the Exeter-Newton Abbot main line from it’s construction and opening (1835- 1847). The book consists of 19 chapters, which include subjects such as signalling and operating, the Atmosperic, the Holiday Line, the Starcross-Exmouth Ferry, the Dawlish Avoiding Line, and much more, and is profusely illustrated with maps, line drawings, timetables and photographs.
The dust wrapper is in very good condiition, with slight creasing to the extremities, mild rubbing to the corners, and fading to a bright blue colour to the spine.
The binding is square and tight.
The interior is clean and in near fine condition.
Exeter-Newton Abbot – A Railway History: The Complete History of the Line Between Exeter and Newton Abbot
- Publisher: Platform 5, 1993
- ISBN 1872524427
- First edition
- 252 pages