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This work records the varied history of this important stretch of railway, which was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel as the last link of the GWR between London, Bath and Bristol. It captures the drama of the railway's construction, recounting the difficulties encountered by engineers and navvies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750934039
ISBN-10: 0750934034
Format: Paperback
(263mm x 194mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Colin G. Maggs

Colin Maggs has written over 60 books about railways, including the GWR Bristol to Bath Line (the companion volume to this book), and and countless magazine articles, he has also made a number of TV and radio appearances. He has an unrivalled knowledge of railways within 80 miles of his home in Bath. In 1993 he received the MBE for services to Railway history.

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