The Dursley Railway

The Life and Times of a Cotswold Branchline (1854 – 1970)

Author: Peter Morris | Format(s): Paperback/eBook | Published: Coming 2021 | ISBN: 978-1-909370-10-4

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Discover how the Dursley branchline transformed the fortunes of Dursley and the surrounding villages during the 19th and 20th centuries from a dying town into a economically and socially vibrant community.

The Dursley Railway was a short branch line that served the Cotswold town of Dursley for over one hundred years.

Originally established by the Dursley & Midland Junction Railway in 1856, it was later taken over by the Midland Railway who ran it as a successful passenger route serving the town of Dursley and the villages of Cam and Coaley.

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Dursley is a small market town located in the Cotswold Hills of South Gloucestershire, South-West England. Today it is a quiet suburban off-shoot of its near city neighbours Gloucester and Bristol but for over two centuries, it was an independent township with its …