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1247 Preservation Pioneer- Capt. W. G. (Bill) Smith – Secondhand Hardback Book 1st Edition 1991


The story of Britain’s first privately preserved standard gauge steam locomotive, designed in 1899 for the GNR by H. A. Ivatt. ‘J42’ 0–6-0ST No. 1247.

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Hardback book with glazed pictorial boards in good clean condition. Internally the binding is tight and all pages clean and unmarked.

Additional information

Dimensions 24.5 × 18 × 1 cm
Book Author

Capt. W. G. (Bill) Smith

Book Format

Hard Back


Secondhand – Very Good

First Published




Number of Pages



Silver Link Publishing

Subject Matter

Locomotives, Railways

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Totnes Station Information 8th August to 1st September

Totnes Footpath Diversion

Essential railway bridge repairs by Network Rail will mean that there will be a diversionary walking route between Totnes main line station and the South Devon Railway’s Totnes Riverside station and the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm . The works are scheduled to last between 8th August and 1st September.