The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel

by Julian Holland

On Sale: 11/19/2019

The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel

by Julian Holland

On Sale: 11/19/2019

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About the Book

Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain. A time when the smell and sound of locomotives were the starting point for holidays and day trips.

Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain’s railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera.

Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain’s railway history – gone forever but never forgotten.

Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering:
• Late 19th century to 1922. The zenith of Britain’s railways, with 120 companies operating
• 1923 to 1947. Railway companies are grouped into the ‘Big Four’
• 1948 to 1994. Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008323752
  • ISBN 10: 0008323755
  • Imprint: Times Books
  • On Sale: 11/19/2019
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price:59.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : TRANSPORTATION / Railroads / History
  • BISAC2 : TRAVEL / Europe / Great Britain
  • BISAC3 : TRAVEL / Reference
  • BISAC4 : REFERENCE / Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps (see also TRAVEL / Maps & Road Atlases)
  • BISAC5 : HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain

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