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The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel, Hardback Book

The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel Hardback


Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with this beautiful Times railway book.

The perfect gift for any railway enthusiasts this Christmas. Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain's railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera. Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain's railway history - gone forever but never forgotten. Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering:* Late 19th century to 1922.

The zenith of Britain's railways, with 120 companies operating* 1923 to 1947.

Railway companies are grouped into the 'Big Four'* 1948 to 1994.

Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780008323752
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