The Bristol to Portishead Branch with the Bristol Harbour Railway and Canon's Marsh Branch
by Colin Maggs
Published 2020 by Oakwood Press
ISBN : 9780853617457
Paperback 192 pages
A comprehensive illustrated history of the railway line connecting Bristol with the port of Portishead.
Colin Maggs relates the full story of these branch lines from the earliest days to the most recent developments. He examines the proposals for and construction of the line, freight and passenger traffic, locomotives, coaching stock, signalling and many other aspects of the lines’ operations. Well illustrated with archive black & white photographs, maps, diagrams and other reproductions.
Branch Lines to Clevedon and Portishead –
including the WCPR and the Bristol Harbour Lines
by Vic Mitchell and Keith Smith
Published 2003 by Middleton Press
ISBN 978 1 904474 18 0
96 Pages and 120 Photographs with large Scale Maps.
Buy here from WC&P Railway Group at a discount
Reflections on the Portishead Branch
by Mike Vincent
published 1983 by Oxford Publishing Co.
ISBN: 0 86093 190 0
Very comprehensive with many photos and maps.
(out of print).
See also main History page and Old Timetables page.