Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Gloucester and Dean Forest Railway

From Graces Guide

This 8 mile line ran from Gloucester to Grange Court Junction with a 7.5 mile branch to Awre. It was Great Western Railway supported and operated

1851 Line opened.

1854 an extension was built to Llanthoney in Gloucester.

1870 the broad gauge was converted to standard.

1874 the line was absorbed by the Great Western Railway


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990