Great Western Railway (Author of Great Western Railway Map 1924, the - Paddington to Penzance (Folded in Wallet))
The Great Western Railway Map 1924 (Rolled for Framing) : Paddington to Penzance
It was incorporated in and absorbed into the Great Southern Railways in Its network was entirely within what in became the Irish Free State. The branch is to be made into a rail trail as part of the Dublin-Galway Greenway by It opened as far as Oughterard in January  and to Clifden in July A similar branch line was built at the same time from Westport to Achill on the Atlantic coast of County Mayo.
This map traces the entire mile journey from Paddington to Penzance with descriptions of what could be seen from the window of The Cornish Riviera Express and information about the line, its construction and its use in the days of steam. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Old House Books. Condition: New. Series: Old House. Dimension: x x 6.
It was founded in , received its enabling Act of Parliament on 31 August and ran its first trains in The GWR was the only company to keep its identity through the Railways Act , which amalgamated it with the remaining independent railways within its territory, and it was finally merged at the end of when it was nationalised and became the Western Region of British Railways. The company's locomotives, many of which were built in the company's workshops at Swindon , were painted a Brunswick green colour while, for most of its existence, it used a two-tone "chocolate and cream" livery for its passenger coaches. Goods wagons were painted red but this was later changed to mid-grey. It also operated many suburban and rural services, some operated by steam railmotors or autotrains. The company pioneered the use of larger, more economic goods wagons than were usual in Britain.
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