|Sub-titled: including the Romford Branch
The line provided boat trains for ocean liners, freight trains for mineral traffic, for many industries and for local merchandise, together with passenger trains for local residents and the Gravesend ferry users.
All these services are illustrated, as are the varied stations.
The company running the line was the London, Tilbury & Southend Railway (LTSR), which became part of the Midland Railway (MR) prior to the grouping - when the line became part of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMSR).
The Corringham Light Railway, which served an oil refinery, is also included in the book.
Locations in this area:-
Gravesend (Tilbury Ferry)
Purfleet Rifle Range Halt
Ripple Lane Marshalling Yard
Stanford le Hope
Thurrock (Private Works Railways)
Tilbury North Junction
Tilbury Riverside (Ferry)
Tilbury Riverside Loco Depot
West Thurrock Junction
Author: Dr. Edwin Course
Editor: Vic Mitchell
Hardback. 240 x 174 mm. 96 pages
120 photographs. Large scale maps