Narrow Gauge Railways of Portugal


In very good condition, but the spine has discoloured very lightly

Volume 5 in the series "Narrow Gauge Railways of Europe." This volume provides an authoritative guide to the narrow gauge railways of Portugal, including the CF do Norte de Portugal and its constituent companies, the Companhia Nacional de Caminhos de Ferro, the CF do Estado (Minho e Douro Division), the CF do Vale do Vouga, the Caminho de Ferro Mineiro do Lena, the CF de Penafiel a Lixa e Entre os Rios, the Cia dos CF Portugueses, as well as ephemeral and unbuilt lines. For each of the named lines, there is geographical history, extensive survey of motive power and rolling stock, and information on infrastructure and statistics. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, numerous maps, line drawings and diagrams. With 5 appendices (numbering, postal services, train working/timetables, service buildings and CP museum activity), bibliography and reference sources.
312 pages with index.