The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel : Britain'S Railways from 1890 to 1980

The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel : Britain'S Railways from 1890 to 1980

Description

A celebration of the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain. A time when the sound of steam and locomotive engines were the starting point for many train adventures, holidays and day trips. Written by Britain's leading railway author this publication celebrates an evocative period in Britain's railway history, sadly gone forever but never forgotten. Highly illustrated with photographs and railway memorabilia that have been collected during the authors lifetime interest in the railways. The main period covered is 1900 to 1968 with these subjects being cover; * Important development in the late 19th century * 1900-1914 A multitude of railway companies * 1920-1939 From 1923 the `Big Four' railway companies * 1948-1968 The six regions of British Railways This book will bring back fond memories of an era superseded by electric trains and the motorcar.

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Details

Author(s)
Julian Holland
Format
Hardback | 272 pages
Dimensions
219 x 282mm | 270g
Publication date
23 Sep 2019
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint
TIMES BOOKS
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
0008323755
ISBN13
9780008323752