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Railways100 to 1 tells the story of the Brush Class 60 and features all 100 locomotives. After a troubled start, with numerous problems, a more settled period ensued as the class passed through the Trainload era and into privatisation. Despite their undoubted suitability for Britain's heaviest freight ...
Keywords: trainload, surplus, steel, trent, loadhaul, grantham, stone, newport, transrail, peak, steel, bullet, stafford, steel, warrington, lime, seaham, gypsum, hatton, doncaster, schenker, binliner, risborough, marsh, steel, lindsey, barrow, cheltenham, lickey, graphics
Railways60 Fade-Away is the story of the Brush-built Class 60 in the 21st Century, profiling the fleet and its varying fortunes since the start of the new millennium. 72 minutes of fantastic action coupled with an informative script brings you the whole story. Highlights include: 60100 at Stafford ...
Keywords: fade-away, fade-away, brush-built, millennium, stafford, liverpool, ironbridge, bromsgrove, steel, margam, beeston-cardiff, scrap, steel, slabs, longbridge, cumbrian, pathfinder, tyne, railtour, metropolis, meanderer, lickey, railtour, anglia, railtour, grangemouth, buxton, lime, llanwern, gypsum, dent, gypsum, eastleigh, lime, santon, lime, carlisle, stone, edale, peak, welwyn, garden, lafarge, self-discharge, bullet, china, clay, china, clay, newton, abbott, morpeth, alcan
RailwaysNo. 6024, King Edward I, was one of thirty King class locomotives built by the Great Western Railway to provide superpower for its crack expresses. Named after the Kings of England the most powerful and heaviest 4-6-0s ever built in Britain ruled until 1962 . . . but for No. 6024 the story was ...
Keywords: superpower, crack, 4-6-0s, wessex, royale, stratford-upon-avon, weymouth, melton, mowbray, welsh, oxford, kemble, worcester, homeground, dainton, churston, torre, cornwall, seal, intrude
RailwaysThis is the story of a now-disused branch of the Underground between Holborn and Aldwych. Although just a quarter of a mile long, it was a hopeless enterprise from the early 20th century beginnings and never covered its costs. For such a small stretch of railway, it has a surprisingly colourful ...
Keywords: aldwych, holborn, wartime, horne, antony, badsey, strand
RailwaysIn their previous book, The St Andrews Railway the authors set out the history, from inception to closure, of the pioneering branch line that connected the ancient university and golfing town of St Andrews to the outside world. This book continues the story of the East Fife Railways and deals with ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: anstruther, andrews, andrews, andrews, fife, loop, anstruther, andrews, mile-long, terminus, fife, anstruther, genteel, burgh, crail, village, swung, stravithie, melville, fearsome, descent, andrews, spruce, astute, anstruther, andrews, scotland, rose, fife, crail, andrews, wartime, crail, dunino, stravithie, post-war, crail, trundle, farmland, asleep, neuk, anstruther, andrews, fife, await, flag, whistle, hajducki, jodeluk, simpson, bust, neuk, fare, corn, chain
ModellingBuilding on the huge success and popularity of the Aspects of Modelling series designed primarily for railway modellers, Ian Allan Publishing is now extending the coverage of the series to encompass some of the other most popular hobby modelling areas. The first of these titles looks in detail at ... From the series Aspects of Modelling
Keywords: slot, encompass, hobby, slot, club, hobby, improve, computer, circuit, jackson, slot, clubs, slot
RailwaysMartin Atock served as locomotive, carriage and wagon superintendent of the Waterford & Limerick Railway from 1861 until 1872 and of the Midland Great Western Railway for the next 28 years up until 1900. Eminent author on Irish railway matters, Ernie Shepherd, discovered that Martin Atock had ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: atock, attock, martin, atock, superintendent, waterford, limerick, irish, ernie, shepherd, martin, atock, stratford, frederick, ernie, trail, ireland, australia, burma, ceylon, cuba, egypt, malaya, zealand, sudan, venezuela, worthy, frederick, lancashire, yorkshire, newton, manchester, martin, attock, shunter, atock, rocket, australia, rosetta, spacecraft, ernie, shepherd, anglia, limerick, martin, atock, dublin, mgwr, railwaymen, latin, frederick, attock, manchester, tragedy, rift
Railways, WaterwaysWelcome to Austria. Vorarlberg is the Austrian county in the far west, separated from Switzerland by the Rhine. The now canalised river flows into the Bodensee between St Margrethen (CH) and Bregenz (A). The main railway is a continuation of the Arlbergbahn – the Arlberg mountain railway – from ... From the series Ticket To Ride
Keywords: vorarlberg, switzerland, austria, vorarlberg, switzerland, rhine, bodensee, margrethen, bregenz, arlbergbahn, arlberg, innsbruck, austria, liechtenstein, switzerland, germany, zürich, vienna, liechtenstein, zürich, munich, margrethen, lindau, feldkirch, dornbirn, wolfurt, cargo, margrethen, bregenz, german, lindau, vorarlberg, rhine, trolley-pole, stone, austria
AviationThe Avro Lancaster is one of the most well known and revered aircraft in aviation history. The RAF's heavy bomber was developed during the early years of World War 2 when Britain's only means of taking the offensive to Germany was through the RAF's strategic night bombing campaign. The first ...
Keywords: avro, lancaster, wartime, bomber, avro, lancaster, bomber, germany, campaign, lancaster, rolls-royce, merlin, bombs, bombs, daylight, avro, vulcan, lancaster, bomber, wartime, lancaster, combat, lancaster
OtherBath Stone Quarries is a comprehensive photographic record of the Bath stone industry from the mid-Victorian period to the present day. Its scope includes not just the surviving underground relics of the industry but also the surface tramways, loading wharfs and cutting yards associated with it. ...
Keywords: bath, stone, subterranean, bath, stone, bath, stone, mid-victorian, wharfs, wartime, post-war, peacetime, westwood, limpley, stoke
RailwaysBetween the Lines New Year 2008. Welcome to the fifth edition of our magazine for European rail enthusiasts. In this issue our major articles is: Denmark. While the small Scandinavian country is not a natural for railways - small population, short distances between major centres and little ... From the series Between The Lines
Keywords: denmark, scandinavian, stone, belt, ferry, bella, italia, italian, lake, garda, verona, venice, germany, eurospoor
Buses, Road VehiclesBolton's buses and trams were always well turned out in the municipal livery. Bus operation began early, trams finished in 1947, but the undertaking made its mark in the Bennett era with innovative and trend setting designs and liveries. Well researched and illustrated by Harry Postlethwaite the ... From the series Portfolio
Keywords: bolton, bolton, municipal, postlethwaite, horse, postlethwaite, tramway, tognarelli, inter-urban, freeman, star, bolton, tramway, wartime, post-war, diamond, jubilee, wind, atlantean, manchester, bolton, bolton, bolton, north-east
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