This blog would not be possible without the generosity of those who have allowed their images and videos to be presented here. I am truly grateful for this opportunity to create a hub of information about the BHR and the history of industrial railways in the Bristol area.

Thank you to:

Adrian Nicholls

Andy King

Alistair Grieve

Bob Edwardes

Chris Ecclestone

Chris Walker

David Martin

George Aldridge

Geoff Cryer

Geoff Hartland

Geoff Plumb

Gordon Edgar

Jack Faithfull

John Derrick

John Scholes

Juliet Eden

Kevin Redwood

Malcolm Williams

Michelle Scoplin

Mike Radford

Nick Gray

Nick at the 813 fund

Paul Stanford

John Stanford

Rich and Zoe Skuse

Rob Skuse

Robert Tarling

Bristol – Then and Now

The Industrial Railway Society

Leeds Engine Builders

National Preservation

The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society

Transport Treasury Images (The Eric Sawford Collection)

The Bristol Rail Archive



Steam Index

Flickr users:


John Law

Blue Pelican Railways

Kebab Eater

David Hann

Marra Man


Phillipa Crabbe

Tom Dalton

Ian Silvester


Paul Townsend