Bradshaw's Guide: South Eastern Railways: London, Chatham & by Simon Jeffs

By Simon Jeffs

This fourth quantity of illustrated Bradshaw's courses takes the vacationer from the London Bridge and Victoria stations through the previous South japanese Railway to the 'watering locations' of the coast of Kent. alongside the way in which the teach calls in at a couple of destinations together with Greenwich, Woolwich, Gravesend, Rochester, Chatham, Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Deal, Dover and Folkstone. some of the department traces additionally take up Tunbridge Wells, conflict and Hastings in addition to the cathedral urban of Canterbury. 'Seldom has the large mind of guy been hired upon a piece of better utility.' Punch, in compliment of Bradshaw s guides. Bradshaw's consultant used to be released in 1863, very almost immediately after the 1st batch of railways within the areas have been accomplished. It provides the reader a distinct perception into the realm of the Victorian railways and is going past the engineering elements to list the attractions to be obvious within the cities and towns encountered alongside the best way. Bradshaw s unique textual content is followed via modern pictures and lots of new pictures of an identical trip this day supplied via neighborhood guy, and rail specialist, Simon Jeffs.

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