4 edition of The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, 1830-1980 found in the catalog.
The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, 1830-1980
R. L. Ratcliffe
|Statement||(written by R. L. Ratcliffe).|
|Contributions||Locomotive Club of Great Britain.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
THE CANTERBURY & WHITSTABLE RAILWAY by HART BRIAN and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Historic River Tours, Whitstable Castle and Gardens, Reculver Towers, St Augustine's Abbey. Bike Hire Kent Cycles, near Canterbury West station, pre-booking essential.
The Crab and Winkle Way is a terrific mainly traffic-free bicycle route between Canterbury and Whitstable. Opened in , it forms part of National Route 1 and takes its name from the railway line that once ran between the two towns until It's mostly flat, running partly on the old railway path, but also on woodland and Forestry Commission tracks/5(13). Canterbury was the terminus of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway (known locally as the Crab and Winkle line) which was a pioneer line, opened on 3 May , and closed in The Canterbury & Whitstable was the first regular passenger steam railway in the world. The first station in Canterbury was at North Lane.
Early history. There are a number of other claimants to the title "first railway in Britain", including the Middleton Railway, the Swansea and Mumbles Railway and the Surrey Iron Railway amongst others.. Samuel Lewis in his 'A Topographical Dictionary of England' in , called it the first railway in South of England.. From the beginning, the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway . Perched atop the Kent coast, Whitstable has since Roman times been famed for shellfish. In , it gained one of the very first railways to convey coal between the coast and Canterbury. It also carried seafood, and inevitably, the Canterbury and Whitstable railway. was nicknamed the Crab.
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Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, A Pictorial Survey by Ratcliffe, R.L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway [Hart, Brian] on The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway shipping on qualifying offers/5(2).
Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, A Pictorial Survey Paperback – 1 Apr by R.L. Ratcliffe (Author)5/5(2). The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway The opening of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway in May heralded the dawn of the great railway age in southern England.
On that bright, auspicious day there was great rejoicing and celebration in the ancient city of Canterbury as well as the old seaside town of Whitstable.
The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway ; A Pictorial Survey Ratcliffe, R. Published by Published by Locomotive Club of Great Britain, 8 Godfrey Hill, Woolwich.
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Try it now. The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway I I. 30 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. A History of the Southern Railway, Volume 2 Chapman Frederick Dendy Marshall Snippet view - A History of the. Hart, Brian - The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, Wild Swan Publications Ltd, Didcot, Kentish Gazette.
Ratcliffe, R L - The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, Pictorial Survey, The Locomotive Club of Great Britain, London, Online Sources. The Crab & Winkle Line Trust. Leslie Oppitz The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway may have been the first passenger railway in the world.
The last passanger train ran on the line in Januaryover a century after the first journeys were made. Construction of the 6 mile line took several years of arduous digging and preparation.
The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway Brian Hart ISBN 0 The Canterbury and Wh itstable Railway A Pictorial Survey R L Ratcliffe ISBN 0 8. In the Tracks of Railway History – A Walk along the line of the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway Mike Page ISBN 0 1 X.
The Romance of a Railway Rev. Fellows. In the Tracks of Railway History Paperback – January 1, by Mike Page (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, sometimes referred to colloquially as the Crab and Winkle Line, was an early British railway that opened in between Canterbury and Whitstable From the beginning it was a public railway, intended for passengers as well as freight.
The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway was one of the earliest railways constructed, the first in the world to regularly haul passenger trains with steam (after the first day inwhen locomotives were operated, the Stockton & Darlington used horses as motive power).
It was promoted to connect the city of Canterbury with the harbour at. Inone of the earliest passenger railway services was opened by the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway Company. Inthe company built a harbour and extended the line to handle coal and other bulk cargos for the City of Canterbury.
The railway has since closed but the harbour still plays an important role in the town's y: England. the canterbury & whitstable railway - oakwood library of railway history no Maxted, I. Published by The Oakwood Press, Blandford, Dorset, UK ().
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Train tickets from Canterbury to Whitstable can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.
Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book. Whitstable Harbour railway station was the name of three disused railway stations serving Whitstable the terminus of the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway.
The line approached the harbour between Station Road and Clare Road, before curving west to the Harbour station around Tower Parade, and then the railway continued onto the harbour itself.History of Canterbury and Whitstable Railway Canterbury had always ferried goods on the river Stour, however, by the early 19th Century that was silting up at a rate that made dredging un-economic.
It was decided to build a series of turnpike roads to the small port at Whitstable, and transport goods overland.The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway by Brian Hart. ISBN 0 97 5.
Wild Swan Publications. pages. Casebound with dark blue boards and gilt spine. Laminated dust jacket ‘Not only is this a detailed history of the line, its structures, equipment and operation, but it also describes the effect of the railway on the local scene.