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Heritage Dmus

Author : Roger Marks
ISBN : 9781445640297
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 78.75 MB
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Through his superb photographs Roger Marks explores the disappearing ‘heritage’ DMUs – a new golden age for the railways?
Category: Transportation

British Rail Class 20 Locomotives

Author : Pip Dunn
ISBN : 9781785000997
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 73.34 MB
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The first of the English Electric Type 1 design, what we now know as the Class 20s, appeared in June 1957. With their distinctive 'chopper' engine sound, these single-cabbed locomotives soon gained a reputation for rugged reliability brought about by their simplicity and use of tried and tested components. British Rail Class 20 Locomotives looks back at the operations of these fine locomotives since 1957, covering their varied workings and duties, regional use and railtour operations. The book also covers the technical aspects and specifications of the locomotives, including liveries and detailing. This book will be of great interest to all railway and diesel loco enthusiasts. Fully illustrated with 195 colour photographs.
Category: Transportation

Adrian Shooter

Author : Adrian Shooter
ISBN : 9781473893214
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 49.13 MB
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This book is the tale of a small boy from Surrey who had a fascination with anything on wheels and, also, loved to learn about people and what motivated them. He read a lot about railways and was excited by the innovations of our nineteenth-century predecessors. When the Beeching report came out in 1963, he decided that he wanted to be a part of the new order and help bring back some of that excitement. He describes his upbringing and paints a picture of the 'greyness' of the 1950s and then takes the reader on a voyage of discovery into the world of 1960's engineering before he joined British Railway in 1970.The view from the inside presents readers with a whole new picture of what was really going on within British Rail at various levels. Much that is reported has never before been published and the reasons for many decisions on previously opaque matters are explained.The author was cautioned by his school careers master to be wary of saying what he really thought. It seems that this piece of advice has not been heeded.
Category: Transportation

Tyneside Railways

Author : Colin Alexander
ISBN : 9781445662312
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 73.24 MB
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Colin Alexander examines the variety of stock on Tyneside's railways during the 1970s and 1980s. Including the railways and trains of Newcastle.
Category: Transportation

Shropshire Railways

Author : Geoff Cryer
ISBN : 9781847976925
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 46.49 MB
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An examination of four hundred years of railways in Shropshire, from the primitive wagonways of the pre-railway age to the county's current rail network and services. Fully illustrated with almost two hundred monochrome and colour photos, Shropshire Railways is an ideal resource for anyone with an interest in this county with its rich railway history, and home to one of Britain's top heritage railways. Including detailed route maps and a survey of timetables over the years, the book covers the pre-railway age and the coming of the main lines, with the opening of the Shrewsbury and Chester railway in 1848; the 'grouping' of the railway companies from 1923 - the Great Western Railway (GWR) and London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) era in the county; the British Railways period from 1948-1994 - nationalization and modernization, passenger and freight trains, and locomotive sheds; the minor lines, the industrial railways and the heritage railways; privatization and the current main line scene. Illustrated with 205 colour and black & white photographs and maps.
Category: Transportation

The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015058767941
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads


Author : Colin Garratt
ISBN : UVA:X030107687
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 34.15 MB
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Covers all areas of locomotive history from 1950 to the end of the 20th century.
Category: Transportation

Class 156 Dmus

Author : Rich Mackin
ISBN : 9781445671420
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 71.12 MB
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Rich Mackin utilises his wide-ranging collection of photographs to celebrate Class 156 DMU, a unit still seen on the railways today.
Category: Transportation

Classic Railway Journeys Of The West

Author : Max Wade-Matthews
ISBN : 0754806243
Genre : Railroad travel
File Size : 22.11 MB
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This book contains accounts of over forty of the most famous and romantic train journeys in the West. It is a book to inspire and delight the rail enthusiast and armchair traveler alike, with breathtaking images of dramatic scenery.
Category: Railroad travel