This text celebrates 150 years of the Great Western Railway retelling the full story of this institution, with contributions from experts in all fields including many who worked on the line. Every aspect of the line's history is covered, including the locomotives, branch lines, summer Saturday peak traffic, GWR narrow guage and other operations.|Possibly the best-loved and most publicized transport system in the world, the GWR is a legend in the world of locomotives. This detailed history shows just how the GWR earned its moniker, "God's Wonderful Railway."
The editors have compiled an incredible volume, packed with memories and photographs that recall the locomotives, branch lines, summer Saturday peak traffic, GWR narrow gauge, and more to create a vivid picture of a unique time and place.
This detailed history shows just how the GWR earned its moniker, 'God's Wonderful Railway'. A choice book on perhaps the best loved and most publicised transport system in the world.