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The Bishop’s Castle Railway Society is pleased to announce a new publication on the history of the BCR which was launched in May 2016. “The Railway to Bishop’s Castle” by Peter Broxholme – a 28 page history of the line has been produced in co-operation with the Bishop’s Castle Heritage Resource Centre. Go to the ‘books’ page for more information and a printable order form.

2015 was the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Bishop’s Castle Railway on Tuesday 24th October 1865.  Edward Griffith in his book “The Bishop’s Castle Railway” gives a good account of the opening drawn from contemporary sources. 

Follow the link to read about this interesting event in the life of the railway.


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