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DAWLISH AND BRUNEL'S ATMOSPHERIC RAILWAY

 

Dawlish - The Atmospheric Railway in 1847
 The Atmospheric Railway at KennawayTunnel, Dawlish

From a water colour of 1847 by Peter Hutchinson

 

The story of Brunel's creation of an Atmospheric Railway along the South Devon coast has been told on the internet by many people:

As an introduction to the story of Brunel's South Devon railway line, try

http://www.victorianweb.org/technology/railways/pneumatic.html

 

To  read more detail,. go to

http://mikes.railhistory.railfan.net/r027.html

 

For further reading and great pictures go to

http://www.therailwaycentre.com/Sea%20Wall%20Guide/SWhistory.html

 

Dawlsih - Kennaway Tunnel  2003

 KennawayTunnel, Dawlish - 2003

©Richard J. Brine

 

 

 
 
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