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Wisbech and Upwell Tramway

Eric John Spencer Gadsden

Wisbech and Upwell Tramway

by Eric John Spencer Gadsden

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Published by Branch Line Handbooks in Teddington (Mddx.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wisbech & Upwell Tramway.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. J. S. Gadsden, C. F. D. Whetmath and J. Stafford-Baker.
    ContributionsWhetmath, C. F. D., joint author., Stafford-Baker, J., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF64.W5 G3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5580025M
    LC Control Number67094061

    The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway, Paperback – January 1, by Various (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Import "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 5/5(1). Wisbech and Upwell Tramway (Oakwood Library of Railway History) by Paye, Peter at - ISBN - ISBN - The Oakwood Press - - Softcover.

    Wisbech & Upwell Tramcar (GER) No 7. Built in for the Wisbech & Upwell tramway and later transferred to the Kelvedon & Tollesbury branch before it closed, it then survived for 23 years as an onion store! Following transfer to two preservation sites, it was passed into M&GN Society ownership in Wisbech East was a railway station in Wisbech, was opened in and became part of the Great Eastern Railway network, providing connections to March, Watlington and St Ives, as well as Upwell via the Wisbech and Upwell station closed in and no trace of it remains today. A freight-only line remains extant as far as a factory based in the station's former.

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The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway was a rural standard gauge tramway in East was built by the Great Eastern Railway between Wisbech, Cambridgeshire and Upwell, Norfolk to carry agricultural produce.

Although called a tram, in many ways it more closely resembled a conventional railway line, and paved the way for the passing of the Light Railways Act Locale: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire; Upwell, Norfolk, England. Buy The Wisbech & Upwell Tramway 1st by Hawkins, Chris, Reeve, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Edition Passengers arriving by the Great Eastern Railway at the fenland port of Wisbech in the years before the Great War, intending to travel to the canal side villages to the south-east of the town, could be forgiven for disbelieving the sight which greeted them.

Opened in the Wisbech and Upwell Tramway ran. The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway: Toby and Mavis. Awdry's "Railway Stories" (aka "Thomas the Tank Engine") are probably responsible for much of the fame that the Wisbech & Upwell enjoys lived near the tramway, and incorporated both a J70 and a Drewry Shunter into his stories.

|}The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway was a rural standard gauge tramway in East Anglia. Built by the Great Eastern Railway between Wisbech, Cambridgeshire and Upwell, Norfolk to carry agricultural produce.8=====D~~.

Been doodling around with track plans for the Wisbech & Upwell tramway, home to GER tram engines and latterly O4 shunters with side skirts over the motion. It all started with Iain Rice's 'Creating Cameo Layouts' book, where I was looking at the little 'Fen Drove' layout, only ' long in 4mm scale.

Simple, but. The Wisbech to Outwell Tramway opened as an experiment in and was extended to Upwell in At its peak, six trams a day in each direction provided passenger and, most importantly, freight services for local produce to Wisbech and then via the main railway link to larger towns and cities.

The tramway, opened inwas built to carry produce such as fruit, vegetables and flowers from Wisbech to Upwell, travelling through Embridge, Boyces Bridge, Outwell Basin and Outwell.

It is said to be the only railway line in the country that operated on the principal of ‘coal in, potatoes out!’. The book page seems to allow items to be added to a list, but the prints page just keeps going to a paypal payment page.

Now paypal has changed over the years so this might be problem. I have just orderd a copy of the Wisbech book, as I also am interested in that, and I can check to see if that works. Edited Aug by rue_d_etropal.

The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway: Introduction. The Wisbech & Upwell Tramway was a small railway that enjoyed and continues to enjoy a level of fame out of all proportion to its size.

The tramway was unusual due to it being a roadside steam tramway. Although more common in Ireland and on the Continent, roadside steam tramways were rare in Britain. From the book The Wisbech & Upwell Tramway by Peter Paye (Oakwood Press ): "The tramway had few signals and those that applied to the line at Wisbech were under the control of the signalman in Wisbech Station signal box and to a lesser degree Wisbech Harbour Junction signal gh the line was single with authorized crossing places at [sic] Wisbech, Boyce's Bridge and Upwell.

Wisbech & Upwell Tramway, Steam Trams and Canal Our main postcard shows a train of the Wisbech and Upwell tramway at Elm Road, Wisbech in Cambridgeshire. It was produced by an unknown publisher around The smaller view below is number in a series by another unknown publisher, possibly the same one.

Our copy of this was posted in   Wisbech to Upwell Railway () - "The Grower's Special" Credit: East Anglian Film Archive. The J70 Steam Trams of the Wisbech and Upwell Tramway, 8 locos in 3 different liveries, the 4 wheel coaches in GER Maroon and LNER Fake Teak, and the short lived 4 Wheel Luggage Van in GER livery.

Now available as one whole pack for $   The north end and east side are blind. Interior not inspected. Note The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway, authorised in and built by the Great Eastern Railway was the last section to survive of a larger system. It provided a rail link between Wisbech and the Outwell-Upwell area.

This section of 7 3/4 miles runs along the Wisbech to Outwell Canal. Cosy Annexe With Peaceful Surroundings is located in Upwell. The property is 30 miles from Huntingdon, and complimentary private parking is featured.

Located in Wisbech, about 35 minutes’ drive from Peterborough, Elme Hall Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking on.

Rail Thing - Wisbech and Upwell Tramway has members. We recommend that all enthusiasts join our gateway group THE RAIL THING at. This feature can also be spotted on pages 4 and 15 of the Wild Swan publication, The Wisbech & Upwell tramway.

Likewise, pages 26 and 42 of Andrew Ingram's Centenary Album may be of use to you for visual confirmation, however I have been unable to find further measurements so far to aid you in your model.

Buy Wisbech and Upwell Tramway Centenary Album 1st by Ingram, Andrew C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway was a rural standard gauge tramway in East Anglia.

It was built by the Great Eastern Railway between Wisbech, Cambridgeshire and Upwell, Norfolk to carry agricultural produce. Six trams a day in each direction provided passenger services, with the full one way journey taking one hour.

By October traffic had grown to passengers per week, with peaks of.Several types of coaches originating from the Wisbech and Upwell Tramway have appeared in The Railway Series and Thomas& Friends media."Distressing Accident on the Wisbech-Upwell Tramway" Lady Run Over By Trucks From the "Wisbech Standard", 1 May A restive horse caused a serious accident on the Wisbech and Upwell Tramway on Saturday morning last, the result being that a lady named Mrs.

SCOTT, of Christchurch, has sustained severe injuries.A little before eleven o'clock a trap in which were Mr.

Frank SCOTT, [son of Mr.