The Times History of Britain's Railways

Hardcover | November 24, 2015

byJulian Holland

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Follow the development, decline and later revival of Britain's iconic railways with bestselling railway author Julian Holland. Discover the fascinating history of our remarkable railway heritage through expert commentary, stunning photographs and archive material from a lifetime of railway research.The iconic railways of Britain have seen unprecedented change and innovation in just a few hundred years, shaping Britain's industry, society and transport system along the way.Discover the historic events that have shaped Britain's railways.Highlights include:. 1604: The beginnings of the railways - Wollaton Waggonway opens in Nottinghamshire. 1830: Britain becomes connected - the world's first inter-city railway, the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, opens. 1938: A world leader in train travel - the LNER 'A4' Mallard sets a still unbroken world speed record for steam locomotives. 1963: 'Beeching Report' published - marked the death sentence for many rural lines. 2015: Borders Railway reopens between Edinburgh and Tweedbank - marks a modern-day revival for the railways

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Follow the development, decline and later revival of Britain's iconic railways with bestselling railway author Julian Holland. Discover the fascinating history of our remarkable railway heritage through expert commentary, stunning photographs and archive material from a lifetime of railway research.The iconic railways of Britain have s...

From a very young age Julian Holland has had a fascination with railways. He is a writer and photographer on many railway books, including the highly acclaimed and award winning The Times Mapping the Railways (2011), Exploring Britain's Lost Railways (2013) and Great Railway Journeys of the World (HarperCollins, 2014).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 11.1 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008135347

ISBN - 13:9780008135348

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