This new Oakwood title gives the Jedburgh Branch, in the Scottish Borders, the full in-depth Oakwood treatment, beginning with background information and details of early railway development in the Scottish Borders before moving on to the construction and opening of the line, and chapters on the line, signalling and services. Three chapters are entitled ‘Branch diary’ covering from inauguration to Grouping, then to Nationalisation, then to closure. Other chapters deal with locomotives, accidents, excursions and special trains on the seven miles of this branch line that connected Jedburgh to Roxburgh Junction.
The book has 18 chapters in total plus bibliography, an index, and includes 170 illustrations.
Softback, 224 pages, 170 illustrations including photographs, maps and charts