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The Life and Times of a Cotswold Branchline 1854 – 1970

By Peter Morris

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.

Coming Soon!

Dursley Railway: The Life and Times of a Cotswold Branchline (1854 – 1970) is due for release in early to mid 2021.

Book Details

  • Format(s): eBook/Paperback
  • Published: Coming Soon
  • Length: 400 pages
  • Edition: 1st edition
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1-909370-10-4

Featured Article

Dursley Station in late 1960s
A Brief History of Dursley Railway (1854-1970)

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…

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