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Callander & Oban Railway.

Thomas, John

Callander & Oban Railway.

by Thomas, John

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot (Devon) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Callander and Oban Railway Company.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 195.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE3020.C28 T5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6012652M
    LC Control Number66068394

    The line between Glasgow and Mallaig was built between and Oban was served by a separate line (called the Callander and Oban Railway) from Glasgow, which was opened in After most of the line was closed in , the Oban services were diverted onto the West Highland Railway to enable them to reach Crianlarich (for the Oban line). Location type Station Name and dates Oban () Station code: OBN National Rail ScotRail Where: Argyll and Bute, Scotland Opened on the Callander and Oban Railway. Open on the West Highland Line. Description. This is a terminus at a ferry pier on Oban Bay.

    This railway was opened in and was later extended to St Fillans () and Lochearnhead, before meeting up with the Callander to Oban line at Balquhidder station (). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Callander & Oban Railway Through Time at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Skip to main content out of 5 stars At last a book about this train line. Reviewed in the United States on October 6, This is a well balanced book. Just enough detail /5.

    The Callander and Oban Railway was an independent company intended to connect the Western Seas to the railway network, but it had been promised financial support by the Scottish Central Railway (SCR). The Caledonian absorbed the SCR in and the directors were dismayed at the level of commitment to a difficult construction scheme barely arters: Glasgow. Good history of this famous Caledonian railway line to Oban and Ballachullish. pp, well illustrated. VG copy in dw, very slight sunning to spine Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory #


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Callander & Oban Railway by Thomas, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Callander & Oban Railway. book visited the area whilst on holiday this year, prompted me to buy this book to compare what is left of the Callander & Oban Railway today, with how the railway looked in the 's.

Some views for example such as Callander railway station have been totally obliterated and it /5(22). The Callander & Oban Railway on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hardcover.

The Callander & Oban railway (The history of the railways of the Scottish Highlands) (v. 4) Hardcover – January 1, by John Thomas (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Thomas Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

5/5(2). The Callander and Oban Railway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The fourth volume in The History of the Railways of the Sc /5(4).

THE CALLANDER & OBAN RAILWAY. Hardcover – January 1, by John. Thomas (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" $ $ $ 5/5(2). Callander & Oban Railway through time - Ewan Crawford.

Description. Another in the ever popular through time series from Amberley Publishing, this book takes a look at the Callander & Oban Line through historic pictures and detailed captions, leading right up to the present day.

You will, I hope, forgive this interpretation of "Callander and Oban" which includes the Killin Railway and Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway.

Locations which are currently poorly covered are Luib, Doune, Drumvaich Loop, Callander (Old), St Brides Loop, Crianlarich (West) Junction box and Glencruitten Loop. But all locations are of interest. Callander and Oban Railway. This line is partly open. The railway provides a service between Crianlarich and Oban.

ScotRail provides a service on this line. The line ran between Callander and Glenoglehead Crossing (then called Killin station) until sufficient funds were found to extend it to Tyndrum. At Tyndrum there was a short continuation to. The Callander and Oban Railway Through Time book, published by Amberley Press, is now ready.

The book features photography along the length of the line and also includes the Ballachulish Branch and both the Killin Railway and the Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition.

pages b/w photos - spine sunned - name on title page - The Callander and Oban Railway company was formed in with the objective of linking Callander, Scotland to the west coast port of Oban over challenging terrain, particularly at Glen Ogle and the Pass of Brander at Loch Awe.

The Callander & Oban Railway: this volume tells in vivid detail, with much hitherto unpublished material, the fascinating story of the building, development and working of one of the major railways of Scotland's north-west coast, the Callander & Oban.

The Callander & Oban Railway was an ambitious project. Work began in October and it took 14 years, untilto carve a route through the landscape to Oban. A branch opened to Killin and Loch Tay inand the last part of the line to be completed, a 27 mile branch along the coast to Ballachulish, only opened in   "The Callander and Oban Railway company was built with the intention of linking the sea port of Oban to the railway network.

This involved a long line from Callander through wild and thinly populated terrain, and shortage of money meant that the line was opened in stages from to History. The first station was a terminus opened by the Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway on 1 July It was closed on 1 June when the second station was opened along with the first section of the Callander and Oban Railway, between Callander and Glenoglehead (originally named 'Killin').

The original terminal station of the Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway become a goods : Stirling. Introduction. This line is partly open. The railway provides a service between Crianlarich and Oban. ScotRail provides a service on this line. The line ran between Callander and Glenoglehead Crossing (then called Killin station) until sufficient funds were found to extend it to Tyndrum.

At Tyndrum there was a short continuation to lead mines. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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Buy Callander & Oban Railway Through Time UK ed. by Ewan Crawford (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21). Thank you for visiting the Callander and Oban Railway Signalling Archive website. This website presents an organised historical record of signalling arrangements on the Callander and Oban Railway.

Opened in stages between andthis was the first railway. Callander & Oban Railway Through Time by Ewan Crawford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomas, John, Callander & Oban Railway.

Newton Abbot (Devon), David & Charles [] (OCoLC). The Callander & Oban railway. [John Thomas; J H Farrington] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.Author: Ewan Crawford; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Railroads Page: 96 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Construction on the Callander & Oban Railway began inbut because of the mountain terrain through which the line passed, especially at Glen Ogle and at the Pass of Brander at Loch Awe, the line did not open until   The front cover of this book has a picture of a Standard Class 4MT No double-heading with a Black 5 on 20th May and a picture of a B1 No double-heading another Black 5 on 15th May Below is a list of locomotives and DMUs known to have worked on the Callander and Oban line from its opening in stages from to.