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Light railway and troops moving up, 1916 (c).

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916 (c).

Narrow gauge trench railways were used at the front for the supply of ammunition and stores, the transport of troops and the evacuation of the wounded. Trench railways linked the front with the standard gauge railway system further behind the lines.

From an album of 76 official photographs.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-11-70-65

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1999-11-70-65