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P&O

P&O

by Artmonsky, Ruth

Shire:P&O

From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Initially, the company's...
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Rail Atlas 1939-45

Rail Atlas 1939-45

by Peter Waller

Rail Atlas 1939 - 1945

In World War 2 the railways of Britain played a pivotal part in the ultimate defeat of Germany and its allies - as they had done in World War 1. Under centralised control, the war effort put a con...
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Rails In The Road

Rails In The Road

by Oliver Green

Rails In The Road : A History of Tramways in Britain and Ireland

There have been tramways in Britain for 150 years, but it is a story of rise, decline and slow renaissance. Trams have come and gone, been loved and hate...
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Railway Accidents

Railway Accidents

by Greg Morse

Railway Accidents

Britain's rail network is now among the safest in the world, but the journey that brought it to that point has been long and eventful. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephe...
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Railway Atlas Of Ireland Then And Now

Railway Atlas Of Ireland Then And Now

by Paul Smith & Keith Turner

Railway Atlas of Ireland Then And Now

This new atlas compares the railway network in Ireland in 1920 with the network today. It is produced by the same authors as the successful Railway Atlas Then & Now which covers the...
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Railway Maps of Great Britain 1924

Railway Maps of Great Britain 1924


Railway Maps of Great Britain 1924

The early 1920s ushered in a new era for Britain's intricate network of railways. Amalgamating dozens of small companies into a system monopolised by the "Big Four - the LNER, the GWR,...
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Railway Posters

Railway Posters

by Frost, Lorna

Railway Posters

Railway posters have huge appeal for the modern audience, but just what explains this continuing interest? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam a...
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Railway Wagon Plans

Railway Wagon Plans

by John L Fox

Railway Wagon Plans : 1980s to the Present Day

The author has been a railway modeller for many years and he is also a trained draughtsman. As detailed drawings of current wagons are difficult to obtain he decided to pro...
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Railways In Wartime

Railways In Wartime

by Tim Bryan

Railways In Wartime

The strategic importance of railways was recognized almost from the beginning of their development, but it was not until the end of the nineteenth century that their real value was appreciated by the...
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River Ouse Bargeman

River Ouse Bargeman

by David Lewis

River Ouse Bargeman : A Lifetime on the Yorkshire Ouse

The Ouse reaches into the heart of Yorkshire from the Humber Estuary. Until the 1980s, loaded barges made the challenging journey from Hull to Selby, bearing bulk c...
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Ship Lost : The Fate of the Titanic Crew

Ship Lost : The Fate of the Titanic Crew

by James Cronan, & Janet Dempsey

Ship Lost : The Fate of Titanic's Crew

Titanic continues to capture the popular imagination even a hundred
years after her tragic loss in the North Atlantic in 1912. However much of
that focus is on the disparity betwee...
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Shipping Forecast

Shipping Forecast

by Nic Compton

The Shipping Forecast : A Miscellany

The rhythmic lullaby of 'North Utsire, South Utsire' has been lulling the nation's insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the gl...
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Stage And Mail Coaches

Stage And Mail Coaches

by David Mountfield

Stage And Mail Coaches

It is often forgotten that in the early nineteenth century, before the arrival of the railways, Britain had the fastest and most efficient form of public overland transport the world had ever seen...
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Stephenson's Rocket And The Rainhill Trials

Stephenson's Rocket And The Rainhill Trials

by Richard Gibbon

Stephensons' Rocket And The Rainhill Trials

George and Robert Stephenson's Rocket, is arguably the most enduring silhouette in railway history. But why was Rocket that special? And why does the surviving locomotive look...
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The Book Of Tides

The Book Of Tides

by William Thomson

The Book Of Tides

An idiosyncratic, richly illustrated guide to Britain's rivers, seas and shores, for everyone who loves the water and the natural world - a Norwegian Wood for Britain's waters This is a book for those ...
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The Canal Pioneers

The Canal Pioneers

by Anthony Burton

The Canal Pioneers : Canal Construction from 2,500 BC to the Early 20th Century

This is the story of canals used for transport and the men who built them from the earliest times, up to the end of the ninteenth century. ...
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The GWR Handbook

The GWR Handbook

by David Wragg

The GWR Handbook

For many the GWR was synonymous with holidays by the sea in the West Country, but it was built to serve as a fast railway line to London, especially for the merchants and financiers of Bristol. Its oper...
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The Race to the North

The Race to the North

by David Wragg

The Race To The North : Rivalry and Record Breaking in the Golden Age of Steam

In the late nineteenth century, some of Britain's leading main-line railway companies threw caution to the winds in an attempt to provide th...
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The Railways

The Railways

by Simon Bradley

The Railways : Nation, Network & People

From the classical grandeur of Newcastle station to the ceaseless traffic of Clapham Junction, from the mysteries of Brunel's atmospheric railway to the lost routines of the great...
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The Reliant Robin

The Reliant Robin

by Giles Chapman

The Reliant Robin : Britain's Most Bizarre Car

Spanning four decades, the Reliant Robin was a familiar, if eccentric, fixture on Britain's roads; an object of amusement to those who didn't understand its ultra-thrifty w...
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