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WHICH EXPLAINS THE EVOLUTION OF THE FOOTPLATE GRADES AND THE 

HISTORY OF THEIR TRADE UNIONS AND THE STRUGGLES TO IMPROVE 

THEIR WORKING LIVES

 

 

SUSSEX RAILWAY SCENES

 

This page will display mainly privately owned photos that have been sent to me from their personal collections.

 

 

THE FALMER AREA

 

 

THE LEWES AREA

 Leaving Lewes with the 11:30 up East Grinstead L.L. on the first day of the re-opening of the Bluebell line on the 7th August 1956

  Photo taken Mr. G S Robinson

 

 

THE BLUEBELL LINE

Culver Junction ~ East Grinstead Low Level

 Photos taken Mr. G S Robinson on 1st. April 1955.

 

 

THREE BRIDGES - TUNBRIDGE WELLS WEST LINE

Via East Grinstead High Level

 

Derailment at Forest Row c1951 

 

THE MAIN LINE

 

 A E2 class No. 109 is seen running light engine at Stoneypound road bridge (A273)  going from Hassocks to Hudson Sand Pits which was located on the outskirts of Hurstpierpoint in c1923. The line had closed by the end of the 1920s and below is a view of the same location in October 2011

 

 

Brighton driver Gordon Hoad working an up train just south of Burgess Hill station

 

 

 


 

 

 

 SUSSEX SIGNALMAN

 

 

The Ted Cook Story: is believed to be the very first full-length published memoir by a Southern Region (Central Division) Signalman.

 

 

For further information please send an e-mail to; 

 

buggleskellybooks@hotmail.com

 

 

A full range of publications can be seen at the Facebook page; Buggleskelly Books Railway Publisher.

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