The Oxford to Cambridge Railway - Forty Years On 1960-2000, by Bill Simpson
Book published by Lamplight, 144 pages. Paperback (N4876)
Brand New Book
In the forty years since 1960 much has happened to the railway line running between the two university cities of Oxford and Cambridge. Partial closure came in 1968, yet petitions to reopen it came started almost immediately, and this campaign had partial success. The line between Oxford and Bicester was reopened in 1987, whilst the line between Bletchley and Bedford never closed and still battles on....
This book examines the line during this forty year period in some detail, as well as examining the prospects for its continuing development. The book is illustrated throughout with over 200 photographs, maps and diagrams, as well as interviews recording personal memories and experiences of the line.