Branch Lines of Oxfordshire NEW RELEASE AVAILABLE NOW!
100 mins. (approx.)
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Although Oxfordshire’s branch lines were not as numerous as those of many other counties, they were extremely diverse in terms of locomotives and rolling stock and they included specialist lines such as those for Morris Cowley. Many of the lines had their hub in Oxford itself, and most were rural – although some did form part of a through route. In this film we revisit all of Oxfordshire’s branch lines, from Henley and Shiplake in the south, to Banbury and the Wroxton Quarry Railway in the north. Along the way we uncover hidden station sites and sample some delightful Cotswold villages and towns. We also celebrate the county’s heritage railway activity, and there is a special treat for GWR enthusiasts with a visit to Didcot Railway Centre. The story is enhanced by Colin Maggs’ superb photographic collection and his unrivalled insight, as well as excerpts of archive film.
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