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Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby Butoxeter » Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:29 pm

I feel it is my urgent and solemn duty to inform all lovers of the GW and Western Region of this brilliant new photo album, recently released by Capital Transport - http://www.capitaltransport.com/ (ISBN 978-185414-353-2).

The book is in the same style as other recent releases of theirs over the last couple of years or so, including 'Western Steam in Devon & Cornwall', 'Somerset & Dorset Sunset', 'Southern Branchlines' etc.

The coverage is excellent, albeit slightly patchy in a geographical sense, considering that there are views from branch lines in the London area, down through Wiltshire, Somerset to the South West, and also in various parts of Wales.

It is (in my view) absurdly good value at £16.95, considering that this is a quality, hardback production.

I bought mine from His Nibs at http://titfield.co.uk/, but clearly there other options as well. I just walked into Simon's shop in Larkhall, Bath just before Christmas, with the specific objective of retrieving a book he'd borrowed from me, and a slightly more vague notion of blagging a cup of tea and some biscuits, and one of the first things I saw was this book on display on his 'new arrivals' stand - finding it made my day (and certainly made for a less dull train journey home afterwards!).

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Re: Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby chrisf » Thu Jan 05, 2012 7:58 am

The name of David Soggee guarantees at least some good photographs! I look forward to tracking down this book.

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Re: Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby Color fast » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:55 pm

Currently out of stock, but more expected soon....
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Re: Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby Butoxeter » Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:06 pm

Color fast wrote:Currently out of stock, but more expected soon....

Have you tried His Nibs in Larkhall?
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Re: Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby Color fast » Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:21 pm

That was who I rang.....
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Re: Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby Wenbridge » Thu Jan 12, 2012 8:22 am

They are arriving today!
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Re: Western Branch Lines (Capital Transport)

Postby Butoxeter » Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:51 pm

And having visited again yesterday, I can confirm that they are back in stock again!
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