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4 edition of The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway found in the catalog.

The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway

by A. D. Farr

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Published by Oakwood Press in Headington, Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Kintyre.
    • Subjects:
    • Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway.,
    • Railroads, Local and light -- Scotland -- Kintyre.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 48.

      Other titlesCampbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway.
      Statementby A.D. Farr.
      SeriesLocomotion papers ;, no. 45
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF64.C32 F37 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p. [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2445966M
      ISBN 100853613516
      LC Control Number87142842

        The Argyll Coal and Canal Company took over the running of the pit at Kilkivan and built a light railway in to transport coal to Campbeltown. The railway followed the same route as the canal until it it reached the town where the line ended at the quay. Location: Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute Opened: Closed: Gauge: 2'3" Length: 3 miles Locos: 'Pioneer' An well tank built by Andrew Barclay in for the Campbell Town Coal Co, which was later converted to an WT. This loco was delivered for the colliery railway that preceded the C&MLR. It never ran on.

      The A83 resurfacing works at Bellochantuy will now take an extra night to complete, delaying the start of the Point Sands project. Click for more details of how the changes may affect your journeys in ers: 1K. Standard Railway History. New - a copy sourced new from the original publishers. Mint - a new condition book although not sourced from the publishers. Fine - clean and sound without major blemishes and only light indications of being previously owned.. Very Good – a presentable copy with indications of previous ownership; faults could include minor inscriptions, cover rubbed or bumped.

      Campbeltown Airport: Formerly RAF Machrihanish (RNAS Machrihanish), is located near the former airbase is now community owned and run by the especially-formed Machrihanish Airbase Community Company.. Coal has been mined at Machrihanish since the ’s and earlier. The coal was used to fuel the large salt pans at ‘Mary Pans’. Old Machrihanish. History. The picture shown on the left depicts the Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway passing through the village. The railway required a special act of parliament as it ran on a non-standard gauge size of 2 feet 3 inches.


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The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway by A. D. Farr Download PDF EPUB FB2

A passenger train arriving at the Machrihanish Terminus. RAILWAY: – 23rd May – Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway Opened as a coal line which would later become the Campbeltown and Machrihanish Railway. – Campbeltown Turbine steamer introduced on route.

– Campbeltown Second turbine steam introduced on route. – Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway. The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway, (Railway History) Hardcover – January 1, and the Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway is no exception.

Just what a railway history should be. The only (very minor) gripe is that the frontispiece was missing, but because it is a slightly elderly, but in good condition, ex-public 5/5(3).

The book is an excellent and detailed history of this narrow gauge railway which ran for 26 years, beginning in as a colliery railway for the Campbeltown coal fields and expanding to a full scale Light Railway inserving the locals and the tourists until /5(3).

This line ran in the Mull of Kintyre from Campbeltown to Machrihanish. Campbeltown is a port town and Machrihanish is a village with a large airfield just to the north. Coal mining once took place in the viscinity of Trodigal and Drumlemble and a canal (which took a more northerly course than the railway) used to run from here to Campbeltown.

Buy Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway (Railway History S.) 1st by Macmillan, Nigel S.C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(4). Machrihanish was a major tourist center with a first class golf course, and to maximize their profit from the railway the owners decided to apply for a light railway order in order to allow the conveyance of passengers.

The Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway Order of duly became law, and the railway opened to passenger traffic in Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway Preservation Society. likes.

Nonprofit Organization5/5. Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway Upgraded and opened for passenger traffic / / Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway Mining more or less ceases.

/ / Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway Pits closed. /11/ Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway Campbeltown to Machrihanish closed to all traffic /01/ The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway. [Nigel Stuart Cameron Macmillan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Stuart Cameron Macmillan. Find more information about: ISBN: The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway. [A D Farr] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: A D Farr. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. The Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway was a 2 ft 3 in narrow gauge railway in Kintyre, between the towns of Campbeltown and Machrihanish.

Because the C&MLR provided a shortcut through a narrow neck of land, it can be classed as a portage railway. THE CAMPBELTOWN & MACHRIHANISH LIGHT RAILWAY by FARR A D and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at out of 5 stars Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway history.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 September Verified Purchase. I had this book years ago and was delighted to see this copy available. It covers all the details a railway or local history enthusiast might want. I believe there's a revised edition, this is the original /5(4).

Campbeltown to Machrihanish Light Railway. Countryfile Programme about the Mull of Kintyre last Sunday, I wonder if any thought has been given to rebuilding the Campbeltown and Machrinash Railway as a tourist attraction.

Whilst the idea may seem far fetched, elsewhere in Britain the Lynton and Barnstaple and the Welsh Highland Railway, both. The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway Company. The old coal canal, running from the colliery to the Mill Dam and operated with three small barges, had opened in but had fallen into disuse and was eventually abandoned about The Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway was a narrow gauge railway in Kintyre, Scotland, between Campbeltown and the coalmining village of three other passenger-carrying lines in the UK operated on the same gauge, all of them in Wales - the Corris Railway, the short-lived Plynlimon and Hafan Tramway and the Talyllyn Railway.

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Campbeltown and Macrihanish, Light Railway Order, Command Paper, HMSO13”x 9”, pp   Light railways in Scotland Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway (narrow gauge) Carmyllie Light Railway (passenger service) Cromarty and Dingwall Light Railway (not completed or opened) This is mentioned, with a rough plan of the intended route in the book 'The New Railway, by John McGregor.

Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway - Argyll - T built by Andrew Barclay - 2ft 3inch light railway built in and closed in png 1, × ; MB.

The Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway (Locomotion Papers) by Farr, Alfred Derek at - ISBN - ISBN - The Oakwood Press - - Price Range: £ - £  When the Campbeltown – Machrihanish coal canal eventually fell into disrepair inthe Argyll Coal and Canal Co., who took over indecided to transport the coal from Machrihanish to Campbeltown by train.

The construction of the Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway began in November and the line was built by the Association of Argyll Railway Co. Ltd.The Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway was a 2 ft 3 in ( mm) narrow gauge railway in Kintyre, Scotland, between Campbeltown and the coalmining village of Machrihanish.

Only three other passenger-carrying lines in the UK operated on the same gauge, all of them in Wales - the Corris Railway, the short-lived Plynlimon and Hafan Tramway.