DS Action Replay Codes

welcome!!!there will be codes for action replay.if u have ne codes then put them on the forums
HomePortalCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterMemberlistUsergroupsLog in

Share | 

 Relations with the Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway

Go down 
No One Special

Number of posts : 391
Registration date : 2010-09-22

PostSubject: Relations with the Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway   Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:24 am

Although the introduction of the Bagnall locomotives and the traffic generated by the works at Waddesdon Manor had boosted the route's fortunes, it remained in serious financial difficulty. The only connection with the national railway network was by way of the turntable at Quainton Road. The 3rd Duke of Buckingham chaired the Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway but its management regarded the Tramway as a nuisance. In the 1870s it charged disproportionately high fees for through traffic between the Tramway and the main line with the intention of forcing the Tramway out of business.[79] Relations deteriorated between Jones and J. G. Rowe, Secretary and Traffic Manager of the A&B. The A&B's trains at Quainton Road would miss connections with the Tramway, causing milk shipped to Quainton to become unsellable, to the extent that Jones began unloading milk at Waddesdon and shipping it to Aylesbury by road.[80] Although Jones asked the Duke to intervene relations remained poor; in 1888 Rowe blocked the telegraph along the Tramway, and in one meeting Jones and Rowe threatened violence.[80]
Jones sought legal advice and was told that the Duke would probably win a legal action against the A&BR. However, the A&BR was in such a precarious financial position that any successful legal action against them would likely have forced the line through Quainton Road to close, severing the Tramway's connection with the national network altogether.[64] Meanwhile local dairy farmers began to switch to beef and butter, causing a drop in milk transport.[64] From its peak of 20,994 tons carried in 1877, goods traffic fell in each of the next four years, dropping to 9,139 tons (9,286 t) in 1881.[57]

local business directories
California Traffic Ticket
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Relations with the Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» The New Zealand Railway Cups
» July 28/29th Gartell Light Railway Steam & Vintage Show
» Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Quainton
» Poppleton Railway Nursery York
» Great (and long!) Garden Railway Video

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
DS Action Replay Codes :: Group-
Jump to: