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On Roads

On Roads

by Joe Moran

On Roads

In this history of roads and what they have meant to the people who have driven them, one of Britain's favourite cultural historians reveals how a relatively simple road system turned into a maze-like pattern o...
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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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Platform Souls

Platform Souls

by Nicholas Whittaker

Platform Souls : The Trainspotter as 20th-Century Hero

Nicholas Whittaker's much-loved classic recollects the long sunny days of his childhood when, notepad in hand, jam sandwiches in the duffel bag, he happily spent hi...
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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 Builders

Railway Builders

by Anthony Burton

The Railway Builders : How Britain's Railway Newtwork Evolved

There are many books on railway history, but few publications on how railways were constructed. Railway Builders tells the remarkable story of how the promot...
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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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Railwayman's Pocket Book

Railwayman's Pocket Book

by R H N Hardy

Railwayman's Pocket Book

This fascinating pocket book draws on numerous primary sources from the early days of the rail network through to the Big Four, British Railways and beyond to present a unique guide to the knowl...
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Railways And Rural Life

Railways And Rural Life

by Gary Boyd-Hope

Railways and Rural Life : SWA Newton and the Great Central Railway

This beautiful photography book records the work of Sydney Walter Alfred Newton, a commercial photographer who was based in Leicester in the late 19th a...
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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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Railways Of The Great War

Railways Of The Great War

by Colette Hooper

Railways Of The Great War With Michael Portillo

Railways precipitated the Great War: they were the means by which war was waged, they defined how war was fought on the ground, they changed the character of warfare, they...
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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
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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 Beeching Era Rail Atlas

The Beeching Era Rail Atlas

by Peter Waller

The Beeching Era Rail Atlas

The Beeching Report 'The Reshaping of British Railways' was first published in 1963. This seminal document, about which much has been written and which remains highly controversial to this da...
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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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