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Bracknell Railway Society

Some Local Railway History

Below are links to various articles on transport (mostly railways) history. Many were originally written by the late Mick Hutson, and published in the society newsletter.

Amen Corner goods siding

Ascot Races working the Ascot race traffic

Basingstoke & Wokingham Railway A late 19th century proposal

Bracknell in the early 20th Century

Bracknell Station - the history of

Electrification West of Staines

Garth Tramway - a very small industrial line

Miscellaneous short articles

Proposed Railways in the area

London, Staines, Ascot and Reading Junction Railway

Proposed Railways West of Staines 1844

Might Have Been railways - a further selection

The Reading-Redhill line

Staines-Woking line - an early proposal

Sunningdale-Yorktown and Sunningdale-camberley proposals

Sunninghill Halt

Woking Branches proposed from the Staines-Wokingham line

The last British Railways Paddle Steamer

The Windsor & Ascot Railway - the 1898 GWR proposal

This is the Age of the Bus - a bus replacement service

Train Services to Bagshot – Summer 1909

Train Services to Bracknell - August 1857