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Little remains of it today, but the Swansea Vale Railway was a major factor in the life of the Swansea Valley, Cwmtwrch and Brynamman for well over 100 years. Originally an independent concern, it was taken over by the Midland Railway and hence linked through to the rest of the Midland Railway via Brecon. This well illustrated book is an enlarged version of an earlier volume published in 2004.
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This book covers the rebuilding by Richard Maunsell of the South Eastern & Chatham Railway 'D' and 'E' 4-4-0s and also covers the SE&CR 'L' class designed by Maunsell's predecessor, Harry Wainwright. Maunsell then designed a further 2 cylinder 4-4-0, the 'L1'and finally the 3-cylinder 'V' (the 'Schools' class). Illustrated with over 300 black & white and colour photos the book covers from their construction right through to their final demise in 1962.
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Some of the earliest and greatest railway pioneers worked in Shildon, including George Stephenson and his son Robert, the Hackworth brothers, and the engineer William Bouch. This book covers Shildon's years between 1820 and today, including during the war when the wagon works was manned by women and the output was mostly intended for the MOD. The story of the creation of the town's railway museum and the arrival of Hitachi at Newton Aycliffe brings the history up to date.
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This a book honours the position to which Britains Heritage Steam Railways has now arrived. The book shows in fine color photography the wonderful selection of locomotives and rolling stock running on our preserved lines all across the country. Text highlights the historical background of railway history from the earliest times right through to the end of steam in the nineteen sixties.
Following nationalisation in 1948, British railways closed many branch lines and reduced the number of stations on the network. In January 1978, there were 2,358 and by January 2018 2,560. The object of this book is to record those stations that are re-opened or are new stations to the system.
This book looks at the operation of the Great Western Railway over a 12 month period of the many varied services it operated, including goods and passenger traffic, road, marine and its other activities. In addition to its locomotives, rolling stock, infrastructure and other equipment owned by the company this book also tells the story of the staff and some of the jobs they did.
Working on the Settle - Carlisle Railway. The Settle to Carlisle line has become famous far beyond the realms of railway enthusiasts for many reasons. This title deals with the drama of keeping the tracks clear of snow in past winters.
From the Booklaw (no. 31) Steam Memories : 1950's-1960's series.
British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide identifies the major detail differences and livery variations that have appeared on all British Rail, ex-British Rail and privatized railway diesel and electric main line classes from 14 to 92. The book provides a record of the main specifications of each class of locomotive, and details of variations, including: numbers, liveries, headcodes, headlights, wheel arrangements and bogies, brakes, names and details of refurbishment programmes.
In Volume 1, the authors covered the ex-Midland lines radiating north from Bradford and in Bradford Railways in Colour. Volume 2, they take another look at the 1960s railway scene in and around Bradford with images showing the extensive former Lancashire & Yorkshire and Great Northern Railway networks to the south of the city centre.