Some Local Railway History

This page contains links to various articles and other items relating to local railway history that have appeared in the Newsletter. Many of these were written by the late Mick Hutson, who was a member of Bracknell Railway Society for many years. He also belonged to historical societies such as the HMRS (Historical Model Railway Society) and the South Western Circle , and some of these articles were probably also published elsewhere.

The Story of Bracknell Station

Trains To Bracknell August 1857

Bracknell in 1909

Ascot Races – Train working during Ascot race week

Amen Corner

Trains to Bagshot – Summer 1909

Electrification West of Staines

The Reading-Redhill Line

The Last British Railways Paddle Steamer

Garth Tramway

Some local Railway ‘Might Have Beens’:

Proposed railways West of Staines 1844-1883

Staines, Wokingham & Woking Junction Railway – Woking Branch

Windsor and Ascot Railway (1898)

Basingstoke & Wokingham Railway

Sunninghill Halt