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Unusual Railway Pubs Refreshment Rooms and Ale Trains

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author: Bob Barton
published: 2013
pages: 144; Hardback, full
size: 24 x 22cm / ~9.5in x 9in
language: English
product ref: 2422


A wide ranging guide to the various railway pubs in England, Scotland, Wales and associated subjects involving pubs, beer and railways!
The bulk of the book is the gazetteer to 74 unusual railway pubs (and refreshment rooms) stretching to Crediton in the west, Crianlarich to the north, Cromer in the east. Each entry has a substantial description and its history, its interiors and their ales plus a photo or two. The preceding chapters briefly explain the development of railways in Britain and station pubs & buffet cars, and how railways affected the brewing industry, plus a mention of the hop picking activity in Kent.
An interesting appendix includes - breweries producing 'railway ales', an events calender of beer fests associated with railways.
Very interesting for pub lovers, railways and beer - now what more could you wish for!


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