Books on Hertfordshire

Lost Railways of the Chilterns

Leslie Oppitz

Countryside Books 2000

Paperback, 159 pages, many photographs, index

The Railway lines considers which are relevant to Hertfordshire are noted in italics:

  1. GWR Lines Westward and a Preserved Railway

  2. The Metropolitan Railway: Baker Street / Rickmansworth / Aylesbury and branches to ... Watford

  3. ' Lord Ebury's Line': Watford to Rickmansworth

  4. LNWR Cross Country Routes

  5. Northwards to Rugby and Steam at Quainton Road

  6. A Tramway Built for a Duke

  7. A Branch to Newport Pagnell and a Steam Tramway

  8. 'Lost' LNWR Branches, a Robbery and a Narrow Guage Railway

  9. 'Great Northern' Branches Across Two Counties: Hertford to Hatfield, Hatfield to Dunstable, Hatfield to St Albans

  10. The 'Nicky Line' to Harpenden: Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden

  11. A GER Branch to Buntingford: St Margarets to Buntingford

  12. Lost 'Midland' Lines from Bedford: Bedford to Hitchin

  13. LNWR Trains towards Cambridge

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