Forest of Dean Central Railway 1856 - 1922

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Aimed to link collieries with a dock planned at Brimspill on the River Severn. Suffered money trouble from incorporation on July 11 1856 due to share holders failing to pay up. Virtually in the hands on the GWR from the commencement of building but retained nominal independence unil 1923.