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The books show pictures of modern traction mainly from the 1980s to 2016, covering the huge variety of locomotives and multiple units and the increasing variety of colour schemes. The photos were taken both at railway stations and in the countryside and give a wide range of locations across Scandinavia, the Baltic states, Germany, Poland, the Benelux countries, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
3rd Edition detailing track diagrams iaround the Midlands & North West n 2013.
96 pages in the third volume of this well illustrated account of the railway lines in East Yorkshire.
Part1 covers Great Northern, SL & NC, Lough Swilly, County Donegal, Cavan & Leitrim, Clogher Valley and C&VB.
In the third book in his Railways in Ireland series, Martin Bairstow explores the Dublin & South Eastern, Midland Great Western, Fishguard & Rosslare, Waterford & Tramore, Dublin & Blessington, Dublin & Lucan, Dublin United Tramways, Royal Mail Route and other cross channel shipping from Dublin.
A well researched book covering many lines in Northumberland. Informative text supported by black & white photographs, drawings and plans.
A revision and update of the 1995 volume covering the southern half of Cumbria and reflects the many changes that have taken place in the intervening quarter of a century. Nevertheless much of the book's focus is still on the traditional steam era operations.
Michael Portillo and Colette Hooper tell the forgotten story of the war on the railways and explore the ways in which Britain's locomotives, railway companies and railway workforce shaped the course of the war. They mobilized men and moved weapons but also transported food for troops and later took relatives to the battlefields where their loved ones had fallen. This book tells the story of how the railways played a central role throughout this turbulent period in European history.
The West Riding boasted the most complex railway network in Britain. This book reviews the local history, including its economy and key industries, describing the need for the railways and the political and geographical challenges they faced.
The Rise & Fall of British Railways - Branch and Minor Lines charts the establishment of the rural branch line, most built before the advent of motorized road transport. Although attributed to later years, there were significant losses in the 1920s and 1930s, when more than a 1,000 miles of track were declared redundant.This well illustrated book looks at these lines from the steam age through to the present time.