A Contemporary Perspective On Lms Railway Signalling Vol 1: Semaphore Swansong by Allen JacksonA Contemporary Perspective On Lms Railway Signalling Vol 1: Semaphore Swansong by Allen Jackson

A Contemporary Perspective On Lms Railway Signalling Vol 1: Semaphore Swansong

byAllen Jackson

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For over 150 years Britain's railways have relied on a system of semaphore signalling, but by 2020, all semaphore signals and lineside signal boxes will be gone. In his previous book, author Allen Jackson covered the GWR lines; here, he continues his journey by providing a pictorial record of the last operational signalling and infrastructure on Britain's railway network, as it applied to the former London, Midland and Scottish Railway (and lines owned jointly with other companies). This first volume covers the routes of the following companies: Midland Railway; Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway; Furness Railway; Glasgow and South Western Railway, and North Staffordshire Railway.

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Allen Jacksonfirst entered a signal box at the age of six and that fascination has lasted until the present day. He joined the RAF as an apprentice and worked for some years on Cold War aircraft. He later qualified as a teacher and taught Maths, Physics and Mechanical Engineering Science at an apprentice training school. Later, in indu...
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Title:A Contemporary Perspective On Lms Railway Signalling Vol 1: Semaphore SwansongFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.75 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:December 14, 2015Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:178500025X

ISBN - 13:9781785000256

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