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The illustrated history of Edinburgh"s railways

Anderson

The illustrated history of Edinburgh"s railways

by Anderson

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Published by Irwell Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination112 p. illus, maps
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12074965M
ISBN 101871608597
ISBN 109781871608595
OCLC/WorldCa314940130

About An Illustrated History of Trains: This title deals with the fascination and excitement of world railway history, from Stephenson's Rocket to the modern age. With splendid illustrations and a sparkling narrative, it charters the fundamental stages and main events of railway history, from the birth of steam locomotion to modern high-speed. This book fills a significant gap in our understanding of British railway history. Includes detailed information on locomotives and rolling stock, as well as operation information and financial data. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, line Price Range: $75 - $

Summary: From the early steam trains to the high-speed bullet trains of today, 'The Iron Road' tells the hidden stories of railway history - the inspired engineering, blood, sweat and tears that went into the construction of the railways.   The Railway Station: A Social History by Jeffrey Richards and John M Mackenzie () Along with the Oxford Companion to British Railway History, this is the railway reference book I most often.

Mike G. Fell is the author of An Illustrated History of the Port of Hull and its Railways ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), An Illu 4/5(2). AUTHOR Mark Smithers TITLE An Illustrated History of 18 Inch Gauge Steam Railways PLACE OF PUBLICATION Sparkford PUBLISHER Haynes / Oxford Publishing Co. PUBLICATION DATE , First Edition FORMAT Hardback ISBN ORIGINAL COVER PRICE £ PAGINATION DIMENSIONS height cm x width cm DESCRIPTION: Includes .


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The Illustrated History of Edinburgh's Railways Paperback – April 1, by Anderson (Author), Smith (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratingsReviews: 3. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF EDINBURGH'S RAILWAYS by SMITH W A C & ANDERSON PAUL and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

From the historic moment in September when the first train ran between Liverpool and Manchester, to the high speed trains bulleting across Asia and Europe, The Iron Road: An Illustrated History of the Railroad looks at how railroads have changed the world/5(48).

This is a readable, well-illustrated and informative introduction to British railway history. It is a page magazine-sized paperback book.

The Contents are - P The Pioneering Years P The Old Companies P The Big Four P The Steam Railway at Work and War P The Last Years of Steam P Little Lines/5.

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF EDINBURGH'S RAILWAYS written by Smith, W.A.C. Anderson, Paul published by Irwell Press (STOCK CODE: ) for sale by Stella & Rose's Bo. New - a copy sourced new from the original publishers.

Mint - a new condition book although not sourced from the publishers. Fine - clean and sound without major blemishes and only light indications of being previously owned. Very Good – a presentable copy with indications of previous ownership; faults could include minor inscriptions, cover rubbed or bumped, browning.

An excellent read,don't be put off by the title,it's not just about Railways of today but gives an insight into the whole history of railfreight and the reasons behind the yards, their construction, reconstruction,downfall, and in some cases, is some reason to doubt the reason for building the Rail Modernisation yards some of which never got near to the proposed traffic /5(4).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(58). The Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway was a railway company formed in to connect the city of Edinburgh with the harbours on the Firth of Forth.

When the line connected to Granton, the company name was changed to the Edinburgh, Leith and Granton opened part of its route inbut reaching the centre of Edinburgh involved the difficult construction of a Successor line: North British Railway. Buy The Illustrated History of British Steam Railways: The Legacy of the Steam Locomotive by David Ross (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). In the course of the last years the outskirts of the city have been transformed, and they have expanded, in a way that would astonish Edinburgh residents of just a few generations ago.

In this detailed and fully illustrated account of the suburbs, Sandy Mullay not only offers a concise history of each district. His survey will be essential reading and reference for everyone who. Illustrated History of the North Cornwall Railway [D.J.

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Today, Britain’s railway is the safest in Europe – this book tells the story of the RI/HMRI’s contribution to this noteworthy achievement. Click here to see the Index. For UK residents, Her Majesty’s Railway Inspectorate From costs £ (free p&p) For overseas residents, it’s £ (inc p&p).

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Outside London, Glasgow has one of the most intensive suburban railway networks in London and W.A.C. Smith & Paul Anderson examine the history of the network, much of which is still extant today. Softback, pages, black & white photographs. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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