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Mile by Mile: An Illustrated Journey On Britain's Railways - PETER HERRING

Mile by Mile: An Illustrated Journey On Britain's Railways

PETER HERRING

 
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Travel back in time on a journey across Britain’s main-line railways on the eve of nationalisation. The views from the carriage windows are conveyed through finely detailed, hand-drawn maps, each a rich reminder of the linesides bursting with activity in an era of technical progress, glamour and prestige.
Speed along the LNER’s racing track from King’s Cross to Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh; from next-door St Pancras through the Peak District to Manchester; from Waterloo to Plymouth (with some pleasant seaside diversions on the way); from Euston through the industrial heartlands of the West Midlands and the north-west to the seaport of Liverpool; and from Paddington along Brunel’s ‘bowling green’ railway to Bristol, Exeter and Penzance.
Mile by Mile faithfully reproduces the three original route maps drafted in 1947 by S.N. Pike, and adds a new one for the Great Western Railway to complete its coverage of the so-called ‘Big Four’ railway firms formed in the aftermath of the First World War. New introductions describe how the ‘Big Four’ came about, the passengers and goods they conveyed, the key personalities that shaped them – engineers, managers, even publicists – and the trains and locomotives that gave each its unique character.

Climb aboard, sit back and take a ride to a special period in the history of Britain’s railways.

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Prix : 29,99 $
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Auteur :  PETER HERRING
Titre : Mile by Mile: An Illustrated Journey On Britain's Railways
Date de parution : janvier 2017
Éditeur : AURUM PRESS
Sujet : TRAIN
ISBN : 9781781316412 (1781316414)
Référence Renaud-Bray : 11537125
No de produit : 2104741

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