Oxford & Cambridge Railway in Profile - Volume 2: Bletchley to Bedford and Cambridge, by Bill Simpson
Book published by Lamplight in 2012, 96 pages. Large A4 size softback (N4879)
Brand New Book
This book is a fascinating pictorial history of the Bletchley to Bedford and Cambridge stretch of the cross country railway line running between Oxford and Cambridge, and it includes photographs of the stations, signals and signalling sheds, steam and diesel locomotives, rolling stock, and much more!
The Oxford & Cambridge railway line connected nearly all the main lines north of London, and was a composite of three railways that ran under the combined control of the London & North Western Railway. Nevertheless, its seperate identities were evident in the architecture of its stations.
From the rear side cover: This book provides a narrative and 156 pictures and diagrams of this section line, including unseen photographs.
The course of the book follow the line, and includes chapters on Bletchley, Fenny Stratford and Bow Brickhill, Woburn Sands, Aspley Guise, Ridgmont, Lidlington, Millbrook, Stewartby, Kempston Hardwick and Kempston Elstow, Bedford, Willington, Blunham, Sandy, Potton, Gamlingay, the Micheline Pneumatic Railcar, Old North Road, Lords Bridge, and Cambridge.
Please note their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.