A History of the Metropolitan Railway Volume Two - The Railway from Rickmansworth to Aylesbury including Halton Camp Railway, by Bill Simpson
Book published by Lamplight in 2004, 160 pages. Large A4 size softback (N5446)
This book is a fascinating pictorial history of Metropolitan Railway line between Rickmansworth and Aylesbury, and includes photographs of the stations, signalling sheds, steam and diesel locomotives, rolling stock, and much more!
From the rear side cover: In this volume of the illustrated history of the Metropolitan Railway the story continues beyond the confines of London as the line reaches north through the Chess and Misbourne Valleys and continues its climb over the Chiltern Hills to reach Aylesbury.
This is described in one hundred and sixty pages with over one hundred and sixty half tone illustrations and more than fifty line illustrations. It also contains a comprehensive account of the Halton Camp Railway of the Royal Air Force. The large format is used to full advantage bearing in mind the detail required by those with a modelling interest.
Chapters include: Through the Chilterns, Rickmansworth, Chorleywood, Chalfront and Latimer, Chesham, Amersham, Great Missenden, Wendover (including Halton Camp Railway), Stoke Mandeville, and Aylesbury
The condition of the book is generally excellent. The cover has one or two very minor scuffs but is clean and bright, the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Please note their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.