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The Dramway

The Dramway was a mineral railway which worked on horse-power and gravity.

South Glos Council has an information page about it.

There's an information booklet.

An Aerial image of the curve of the Dramway is on the Historic England site.

To find out more about our Mining past, click through to our Mining page.

Image provided by our January 2023 speaker, Richard Dunn.

The Friends of Ram Hill Colliery have a booklet about the Dramway - contact them to find out more:


This book, by Peter Brown, is packed with information.  It's available through the local library, request it through

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