Transport

Development of transport links influenced by the railway.

Spurred on by the success of the Hayling Billy and the new transport links to the island, a further rail system, solely on South Hayling, was proposed. This railway was intended build on what had already been achieved. Sadly, the vision was not realised and this article is about what might have been.   The [...]

This image was taken on my recent visit to the National Railway Museum (NRM) York. The Search Engine personnel kindly provided this for me to view/photograph during my pre-arranged visit. This map was probably part of the 1900 application (see this article http://haylingbillyheritage.org/industry/transport/the-proposed-tramway/) to create a light railway and Conveyor bridge between Portsmouth and Hayling Island. [...]

The following is an extract from the Evening News, April 3, 1903: The proposed Hayling Island Aerial Bridge Today we are enabled to give an illustration of the Traveller Suspension Bridge which it is proposed to construct across the Langstone Harbour channel to Hayling Island. The bridge is a portion of an important scheme for [...]