The Barry Pages

Barry Railway References

 

Books

D.S. Barrie
"The Barry Railway"
Oakwood Press, 1962
In-depth historical description of the Barry's development
E.R. Mountford
"GWR Absorbed Coaching Stock" (Barry section)
Oakwood Press, 1978
Includes lists of Barry absorbed stock and withdrawal dates
E.R. Mountford
"The Barry Railway: Diagrams and photographs of Locomotives, Coaches and Wagons"
Oakwood Press, 1987
Drawings and photos of almost all Barry Railway locos, coaches and wagons
J.N. Slinn
'Great Western Way' (section on Barry liveries)
Historical Model Railway Society, 1978
Includes several pages describing Barry liveries
Brian J. Miller
"Rails to Prosperity: The Barry & After"
Regional Publications Limited (Bristol), 1984
A miscellany of well-captioned photos from Barry days to the 1970s
Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
"Branclines around Barry"
Middleton Press, 2005
Captioned photos and maps of the Cardiff, Wenvoe, Penarth and Bridgend lines
M.A. Tedstone
"The Barry Railway Steamers"
Oakwood Press, 2005
Hiostory and details on the Barry's steamers as used in the Bristol Channel
Colin Chapman
"Vale of Glamorgan Railway"
Oakwood Press, 1998
Describes this line from Barry days until the 1990s.
R.J. Rimell
"History of the Barry Railway Company 1884-1921"
Tudor Printing, 1923
Not seen. Could this include clues for the debate on Barry Railway liveries?

 

Articles

The following list was mainly generated from the excellent Magazine Digest on the Gauge O Guild website. Note that this facility lists subjects by original title of the articles, and hence the exact contents are not always specified.

Title Content Scale Magazine Date
Nigel Digby
"Liveries of the pre-grouping railways"
British Railway Modelling, July 2002
Article and colour artwork on Barry Railway liveries 7mm Railway Modeller 11/1977
10T Goods Wagon with Catch Trestle Drawing 7mm Railway Modeller 1/1978
10T Trestle Goods Wagon Drawing 7mm Railway Modeller 3/1979
10T Goods Van Drawing 7mm Railway Modeller 4/1978
37'9" 6-wheel 3rd Class Coach Drawing 4mm Model Railway Constructor 3/1970
37'9" 6-wheel 3rd composite coach Drawing 4mm Model Railway Constructor 3/1970
37'9" 6-wheel passenger brake van Drawing 4mm Model Railway Constructor 3/1970
Bridgend Loco shed Parts 1-2 Drawing 4mm Model Railways 4&5/ 1977
Building a Barry Railway
0-6-4T Parts 1-3
Construction Article 7mm Scale Model Trains 11&12/ 1989; 1/1990
Class B1 Drawing - Railway Modeller 11/1987
Class F (A) Drawing 4mm Railway Modeller 3/1989
Class G Drawing 4mm Railway Modeller 1/1987
Class H Drawing 4mm Railway Modeller 11/1986
Class J Drawing 4mm Railway Modeller 10/1985
Class L (A) Drawing 4mm Railway Modeller 1/1992
Class K (Cooke) Drawing 4mm Model Railways 12/1977
Heavy Tank Engine Parts 1-2 Construction Article 7mm Scale Model Trains 10/1989
Layouts for Operation: Barry Railway Article - Model Railway Journal No/131

 

Links

Barry Railway 0-6-4T [this site] Graeme Pettit builds this 4mm resin body kit
Barry Railway Twin Mites Raymond Walley builds these 7mm wagons
Richard's Model Railway Pages Richard Spratt's layout project includes the Barry Railway
Barry & Penarth MRC Photos of 7mm Barry Locos
Barry Docks and Railways Clickable map of the Barry system
Signal Boxes of the Barry Railway Photos and descriptions on the Signal Box site
The Barry Railway Historical description and a map of the docks
The VoG Railway Incl. photos of the restored station at Barry Island