The Times History of Britain’s Railways: from 1600 to the present day

The Times History of Britain s Railways from to the present day 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 throug

  • Title: The Times History of Britain’s Railways: from 1600 to the present day
  • Author: Julian Holland
  • ISBN: 9780008135348
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 innovatioFollow 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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