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Meon Valley Railway

Ray A. Stone

Meon Valley Railway

by Ray A. Stone

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Published by Kingfisher Railay Publications in Southampton .
Written in English


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StatementR.A. Stone.
The Physical Object
Pagination128p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15316191M
ISBN 100946184046

Meon Valley walks The beautiful Meon Valley offers a wealth of things to do including some fantastic walks, including many from right outside the front door of the Thomas Lord. There is the lovely mile Meon Valley Railway Line Walk, which follows the bed of the former Meon Valley Railway, and offers pretty views over . Apr 07,  · Crumbling away, still very apparent in most places, the Meon Valley railway line ran between Alton and Fareham in Hampshire. The dismantled railway passes a few miles from my home, near West Meon Hut and at the village. It was quite an engineering undertaking considering the small populations along its route, serving only villages along.

Last month’s blog looked at the literary and historical associations of the route along which the Meon Valley Railway once ran, many of which associations referred to people and times well before the railway actually prosportsfandom.com month, I am going to relate a little more about the railway itself, and the purposes it served during its brief half-century lifespan. There are a number of walks around the village and surrounding hills along the South Downs Way and the bridleway provided by the, now defunct Meon Valley Railway Line, which leads 11 miles ( km) south from West Meon to prosportsfandom.comct: City of Winchester.

The Meon Valley Railway: Part 2 A Rural Backwater. Following on from the success of Volume 1 in the series, Volume 2 takes the story of this Hampshire branch line from the time of opening in through to closure as a through route in Reference KRB N Book Law Publications;. Media in category "Meon Valley Railway" The following 22 files are in this category, out of 22 prosportsfandom.comon: Hampshire, South East England, England, UK.


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The Meon Valley Railway (MVR) was a cross-country Meon Valley Railway book in Hampshire, England that ran for 22 1 ⁄ 4 miles ( km) between Alton and Fareham, closely following the course of the River Meon. At its northern (Alton) end, it joined with the Mid-Hants Railway to Winchester, the Alton Line to Brookwood and the Basingstoke and Alton Light prosportsfandom.com Fareham it linked with the Eastleigh to Locale: Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Mar 03,  · Buy The Meon Valley Railway: Pt Building the Line by Kevin Robertson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Jan 13,  · Route of the MVR, adapted from the map in R.A. Stone’s book, The Meon Valley Railway,Kingfisher Railway Productions.

Agriculture and horticulture. As might be expected in such an agricultural region, a good deal of non-passenger traffic for the Meon Valley Railway (MVR) came from shipping farm produce.

The Meon Valley Railway (MVR) was a cross-country railway in Hampshire, England that ran for NaNmiles between Alton and Fareham, closely following the course of the River prosportsfandom.com its northern (Alton) end, it joined with the Mid-Hants Railway to Winchester, the Alton Line to Brookwood and the Basingstoke and Alton Light prosportsfandom.com Fareham it linked with the Eastleigh to Fareham Line, the.

The Meon Valley Railway Line used to stretch from Alton to the Knowle Junction near Fareham. Meon Valley Railway book its closure in the track fragmented. There remains a stretch of railway bed from West Meon to the Knowle Junction that can be navigated on bicycle or foot.

We start the trail at the car park in West Meon and head south to the Knowle Junction. Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club, Southampton, United Kingdom. 4, likes · 40 talking about this · 32, were here. Discover luxury and elegance at Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club, a spa /5().

Jul 26,  · The Meon Valley Railway Part 2: A Rural Backwater. Kevin Robertson Southampton: Noodle Books, This is the second part of a 3-part series on the history of the late Meon Valley Railway, a 22 mile route running from Fareham to Alton.

This new title, compiled by railway expert Kevin Robertson, forms the second of a three-part series covering the construction, life, and demise of the Meon Valley Railway. It focuses on the operational years of what was a rural backwater, again using much previously unseen material.

The Meon Valley Railway (MVR) was a cross-country railway in Hampshire, England that ran for miles ( km) between Alton and Fareham, closely following the course of the River prosportsfandom.com its northern (Alton) end, it joined with the Mid-Hants Railway to Winchester, the Alton Line to Brookwood and the Basingstoke and Alton Light prosportsfandom.com Fareham it linked with the Eastleigh to Fareham Line.

The Meon Valley Railway Line Walk Beautiful Meon Valley offers a wealth of things to do including a lovely mile Meon Valley Railway Line Walk. If you’re doing the walk then why not plan to start in the picturesque village of Wickham and end in West Meon where you can make a beeline for the Thomas.

Mar 18,  · The Rambling Walker - Walks (Hikes) with History, Humour and Passion. This is a shorter version using clips from the full length program. What you'll enjoy in this web video, is Murray telling.

The Meon Valley Railway joined Alton and Fareham in Hampshire, opening as recently as Despite being a single line, the two tunnels near the route's summit were both built to accommodate double track. Privett - 1, yards long - claimed the life of a navvy during construction when a collapse occurred.

A second dug himself free. Jan 12,  · Synopsis An illustrated history of the Meon Valley Railway, which describes the opening of the line in Juneand recalls the picturesque nature of the route from London to Gosport with a secondary line reaching to Portsmouth.5/5(1).

Meon Valley Railway. The Meon Valley Railway (MVR) was in principle the total opposite of the Basingstoke & Alton Light Railway (BALR) because it was built to main line standards, yet it shared the same type of low population rural catchment.

Meon Valley Railway The Meon Valley Railway (MVR) was a cross-country railway between Alton and Fareham, closely following the course of the River Meon.

At its northern (Alton) end, it joined with the Mid-Hants Railway to Winchester, the Alton Line to Brookwood and. Apr 07,  · Crumbling away, still very apparent in most places, the Meon Valley railway line ran between Alton and Fareham in Hampshire. The dismantled railway passes a few miles from my home, near West Meon Hut and at the village.

Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club hotel has a spa bath, a steam room and a sauna. There is a golf academy with a covered driving range and team-building activities.

Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club rooms have inch flat-screen Freeview TVs and views of the golf course or garden/10(K). Sep 01,  · Organiser's Description. Whether it be the Half Marathon, the 10k, the 5k, or the Trailblazer (running all three races consecutively) this is a flat and fast, out and back course, run along the disused Fareham to Alton railway line, from Wickham out towards Corhampton and prosportsfandom.comon: Wickham, Hampshire.

The Meon Valley Railway. by Stone, R.A. Southampton: Kingfisher Railway Productions, pages. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good lightly edge-rubbed d/w in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w photographs, route maps and track plans, this is a pictorial history of this now closed line.

1st Edition. Hard Cover. The Meon Valley Railway - Part 2: A Rural Backwater. Regular price £ Quantity. Add to Cart. Description; Postage & Shipping; Following on from the success of Volume 1 in the series, Volume 2 takes the story of this Hampshire branch line from the time of opening in through to closure as a through route in Please be aware.

Download PDF The Meon Valley Railway Pt 1 book full free. The Meon Valley Railway Pt 1 available for download and read online in other formats.The Meon Valley Railway Part3: Closure and Beyond This is the final part of our own trilogy on the Meon Valley line.

Taking as a starting point the last days of service inthe subsequent freight service is described plus the abortive attempt at establishing a preservation centre at Droxford.Dec 09,  · Old bridge over the old disused railway.

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