Swanage Branch

References

 

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Articles featuring the Swanage Branch

Books featuring the Swanage Branch

Engine_Workings

Gradient_Profiles

Signal_Diagrams

Structures

Timetables

Trackplans

 

Articles featuring the Swanage Branch

Rly.Mag.
RW
MRC
SWC
MRN
SN
RM
MR
Mod.Rlys

Railway Magazine
Railway World
Model Railway Constructor
South Western Circle
Model Railway News
Southern Notebook
Railway Modeller
Model Railways
Modern Railways

A New Look at Branch Line Modelling by M.P.Turvey

MRN Aug 1971

A New Look at Branch Line Modelling Pt.II Wareham by M.P.Turvey

MRN June 1971

Ball Clay Workings by M.P.Turvey

MRC Feb 1977

Corfe Castle by M.P.Turvey

MRC Feb 1975

Corfe Castle Signal Box by R.G.Brasher

RM Dec 1976

Corfe Castle Station Building by R.G.Brasher

RM Oct 1976

Corfe Castle Waiting Room by R.G.Brasher

RM Nov 1976

Corfe Viaduct (photo) by E.A.Sieler

RM March 1966

Corfe Viaduct (photo) by G.S.Gilkes

RM Jan 1959

Corfe Viaduct (photo) by M.J.Fox

Mod.Rlys April 66

Furzebrook sidings 24/3/75. Photo by R.Bayliss

SN Aug 1975

LSWR drawings (letter) by M.S.King

MRC Nov 1975

Plan of the Month - Swanage by Colin R.Penfold

RM Jan 1971

"Plasticlads" (letter) by M.S.King

MRC Sept 1975

Purbeck Narrow Gauge by Lawrence Popplewell

RW June 1978

Push-Pull Trains at Wareham (letters) by W.Caswell and M.P.Turvey

MRN Aug 1971

Swanage (letter + photo) by J.R.Barnes

RM Sept 1970

Swanage Branch Steam

RW Jan 1972

Swanage Goods Shed by R.G.Brasher

RM June 1977

Swanage in Steam - the revival of a Dorset branch line

Trains Illustrated 41

Swanage Quay Railway (photo + letter) by A.P.Fox

MR Feb 1978

Swanage Signal Box by R.G.Brasher

RM Aug 1975

Swanage Signal Box by Maurice Kelly

MRN Aug 1963

Swanage Signal Box Diagram by G.A.Pryer

RM Dec 1969

Swanage Station (photo)

RM June 1977

Swanage Station Buildings by Mike Stollery & R.G.Brasher

RM May 1977

The LSWR in Purbeck by H.H.Meik

Rly.Mag. June 1909

The Swanage Branch

British Railway Journal No.31

The Swanage Branch by J.M.Tolson

RW Jan 1969

The Swanage Branch by D.Balfour

? SWC Portfolio

The Swanage Branch in 1970 by M.P.Turvey

MRN March 1971

The Swanage Branch in OO by D.G.Cleaver

MRC Nov 1962

Trains at Swanage (letter) by Colin Penfold

RM Aug 1977

Wareham Footbridge by Maurice Kelly

MR April 1973

Wareham Island Platform Building by Maurice Kelly

MR March 1973

Worgret Junction by M.P.Turvey

MRC Jan 1977

Worgret Junction Signal Box by R.G.Brasher

RM April 1978

Worgret Junction Signal Box (photo) by J.C.Flemons

RW Nov 1964

 

 

 

Books featuring the Swanage Branch

Some of these references may contain as little as one picture of the Swanage Branch.

Title

Author(s)

Publisher

 

55 Years on the Footplate
Reminiscences of the Southern at Bournemouth

Stan Symes

Oakwood Press

 

An Historical Survey of Southern Sheds

Chris Hawkins
George Reeve

OPC

 

Branch Line to Swanage

Vic Mitchell
Keith Smith 

Middleton Press

 

Branch Lines of Dorset

Colin G. Maggs

Sutton

 

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

Chris Hawkins
George Reeve 

Wild Swan

 

Celebration of Steam Hampshire & Dorset

D. Fereday Glenn

Ian Allan

 

Dorset Railways

J.H.Lucking

Dovecote Press

 

Glory Days Steam in Dorset

Michael H.C. baker

Ian Allan

 

Man of the Southern : Jim Evans looks back

Jim Evans

George Allen & Unwin

1 photo on branch.
P.22 bit on push pull link

More Southern Steam on Shed

Tony Fairclough
Alan Wills

Bradford Barton

2 photos of Swanage shed

On London & South Western Lines

Alan C. Butcher

Ian Allan

 

Pocket Book Steam Swanage Branch Steam

 

The Southern Steam Trust

 

Railway World Special The Swanage Branch

Andrew Wright

Ian Allan

 

Rail Routes in Hampshire & East Dorset

D. Fereday Glenn

Ian Allan

 

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

G.A.Pryer

G.A.Pryer

 

South Coast Railways
Bournemouth to Weymouth

Vic Mitchell
Keith Smith

Middleton Press

Wareham and Worgret Junction

Southern Branch Line Steam 2

Tony Fairclough
Alan Wills

Bradford Barton

16 photos on branch

Southern Region Engine Workings

C.J.Gammell

OPC

 

Southern Steam in Colour

Hugh Ballantyne

Jane's

 

Southern Steam Locomotive Survey
The Drummond Classes

Tony Fairclough
Alan Wills

Bradford Barton

1 photo at Corfe

Southern Steam South and West

Tony Fairclough
Alan Wills

Bradford Barton

2 photos on branch

Steam Into Swanage

John Kellaway

Purbeck Mail

 

Swanage Railway Album

Robin Brasher
George Moon
Michael Stollery

Southern Steam Trust

 

Swanage Railway in Colour

Tim Deacon

Ian Allan

 

The Colour of Steam SR Branch Lines

Roy Hobbs

Atlantic

 

The Last Days of Steam in Dorset and Bournemouth

David Haysom
Julien Parker

Alan Sutton

 

The Last Days of Steam on the Southern : London and South Western

Alan Postlethwaite

Sutton

 

The Railways of Purbeck

R.W.Kidner

Oakwood Press

 

The Swanage Branch Then & Now

 Andrew Wright

Ian Allan

 

BR Operating History Part 3 Wessex

T.A.Bradshaw

Xpress Publishing

Working Timetables, Engine and stock working mainly for 1954

 

Engine Workings

1954

BR Operating History Part 3 Wessex

Winter 1966 Duty No. 405 2MT 2-6-2T Ivatt

Southern Region Engine Workings

Winter 1966 Duty No. 407 4MT 2-6-4T BR Standard

Southern Region Engine Workings

Winter 1966 Duty No. 408 4MT 2-6-4T BR Standard

Southern Region Engine Workings

Winter 1966 Duty No. 409 4MT 2-6-4T BR Standard

Southern Region Engine Workings

 

Gradient Profiles

Swanage Branch

Branch Line to Swanage
Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

Wareham to Swanage 1959

Railway World Special The Swanage Branch
The Swanage Branch Then & Now,

Signal Diagrams

Corfe Castle 1920

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Corfe Castle Jan 1955

Railway World Special The Swanage Branch
The Swanage Branch Then & Now

Corfe Castle 1957

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Corfe Castle 1965

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

Furzebrook G.F.

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Swanage 1899

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Swanage 1936

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Swanage c 1950

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

Swanage

Railway Modeller Dec 1969

Wareham West 1916

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Wareham 1929

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Wareham 1958

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Wareham 1977

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Worgret Junction 1939

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Worgret Junction 1942

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Worgret Siding 1919

Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways: S.R. Lines in East Dorset

Structures

Bridge No.5 (Cobbs Lane)

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

 

Bridge 15 (narrow gauge near Eldon's Siding)

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

2mm:1 ft

Corfe fencing & Rail-Built Fire bucket Support

Railway Modeller Nov 1976
SRG B10-113

4mm : 1 ft
4mm : 1 ft

Corfe Goods Shed

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

 

Corfe Oil Store

Railway Modeller Nov 1976
SRG B10-113

4mm : 1 ft
4mm : 1 ft

Corfe Signal Box

Railway Modeller December 1976
SRG B10-115

4mm : 1 ft
4mm : 1 ft

Corfe Station Building

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1
SRG
Railway Modeller Oct 1976

 

2mm : 1 ft

Corfe Viaduct

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1
SRG

 

Corfe Waiting Room

Railway Modeller Nov 1976
SRG B10-113

4mm : 1 ft
4mm : 1 ft

Swanage Goods Shed

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

Railway Modeller June 1977

2mm : 1 ft

Swanage Engine Shed

An Historical Survey of Southern Sheds

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

 

Swanage Water Tower

SRG

 

Swanage Misc Buildings

SRG

 

Swanage Original Station Building

Swanage Railway News Autumn 1993

 

Swanage New Station Building

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1
Railway Modeller May 1977

2mm : 1 ft

Swanage Signal Box

Railway Modeller August 1975
Model Railway News Aug 1963

2mm : 1 ft

Wareham Station Building

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

 

Wareham Island Platform Building and Canopy

Model Railways March 1973

 

Wareham Footbridge

Model Railways April 1973

 

Worget Junction Signal Box

Railway Modeller April 1978
SRG

4mm : 1 ft

SR Standard Lamp Room

SRG

 

 

Timetables

Special Traffic Notices and Working Timetable June-December 1914

CDROM from South Western Circle

Swanage Branch 1885

Branch Line to Swanage

Swanage Branch 1890

Branch Line to Swanage

Swanage Branch 1909

Branch Line to Swanage

Swanage Branch Working Timetable 1924

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

Swanage Branch July 1924

Branch Line to Swanage

Swanage - Operating Procedure for August Bank Holiday 1933

Branch Line to Swanage

1954

BR Operating History Part 3 Wessex

Swanage Branch Working Timetable Summer 1956

Railway Modeller Jan 1971

Swanage Branch
4 October 1971

Branch Line to Swanage

 

 Trackplans

Corfe Castle 1928

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Corfe Castle 1955

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

 

Corfe Castle 1956

Railway World Special The Swanage Branch
The Swanage Branch Then & Now

 

Corfe Castle 1957

British Railway Journal No.31

 

Eldon's Siding 1900

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

approx 25" : 1 mile

Eldon's Siding 1928

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Furzebrook Siding 1955

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

approx 25" : 1 mile

Gasworks Siding 1900

Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

approx 25" : 1 mile

Gasworks Siding 1928

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Swanage 1886

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Swanage 1900

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Swanage 1912

An Historical Survey of Southern Sheds
Branch Lines of the Southern Railway Vol 1

 

Swanage 1926

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Swanage 1945

Railway World Special The Swanage Branch
The Swanage Branch Then & Now

 

Swanage (not dated)

British Railway Journal No.31

 

Swanage Tramway 1886

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Wareham 1924

Branch Line to Swanage

 

Worgret Junction 1928

Branch Line to Swanage