Full title: The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tramway
Creator / Author: H. Fayle and A.T. Newham
Item Type / Page count: Book / 32pp
When Published: 1963 (reprinted in 1980)
Publisher / Place of Publication: The Oakwood Press / Tandridge Lane, Lingfield, Surrey, England
About: The history of the Dublin-Blessington Tramway as told by two eminent railway enthusiasts and published as Number 20 in a series of ‘Locomotion Papers’. This must be regarded as the definitive history of the line as the authors have written extensively on the whole subject of railways in Ireland.
ID number(s): None
Contents: Preface – Chapter I – Chapter II: Rolling Stock – Chapter III: Description of the Line – Chapter IV: The 1911 Scheme – Chapter V: General Matters – Chapter VI: Anecdotes – Chapter VII: The Closing Years.
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Extra #3: Includes eight pages of photographs and a map.
Extra #4: Allied Irish Banks sponsored a reprint of this book in 1980. This celebrated the opening of a new AIB branch in Blessington.