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AviationAir France is one of the world's great airlines. It is a French institution with its own unique style, part of the fabric of the country and well as being the national flag carrier. This history of Air France, published in the year of the 75th anniversary of its foundation, is as much a slice of ...
Keywords: flag, slice, take-over, airline, mileage, stake, havilland, comet, viscount, caravelle, airline, concorde, airline, airline, overt, flag, culture, hubs, paris, gaulle, lyon, airline, concorde, upheaval, cityjet, brit, skyteam, a380
RailwaysBorn in Dundee in 1816, by 1840 Sutrrock was involved with Brunel and Gooch in running the Great Western Railway's Locomotive department at Paddington and subsequently in establishing the company's major works and new town at Swindon. Written by his great-great-grandson, Tony Vernon, this intimate ...
Keywords: archibald, sturrock, pioneer, dundee, sutrrock, brunel, gooch, paddington, swindon, great-great-grandson, vernon, biography, sturrock, vernon, scottish, paddington, swindon, swindon, doncaster, citizen, adviser, yorkshire, doncaster, sturrock, sturrock
RailwaysWithin this volume the late Brian Webb covers Armstrong Whitworths involvement in the development of diesel traction on the banks of the River Tyne from the beginning of the 20th century until 1937 when the company ceased production of diesel railway motive power. This company was well ahead of ...
Keywords: armstrong, whitworth, pioneer, webb, armstrong, tyne, pioneer, export, far-away, argentina, brazil, ceylon, india, australia, armstrong, webb, armstrong, whitworth, america, india, armstrong, whitworth
Buses, Road VehiclesAs 2006 marks the centenary of the commencement of operation of motorbuses by Manchester Corporation Transport Department, and also reflects the fact that it is forty years since the last trolleybus ran in Manchester, Bob Rowe, with assistance from John Senior, has put together this latest volume ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: ashton, manchester, trolleybus, manchester, rowe, manchester, ashton-under-lyne, manchester, manchester, council, rowe
RailwaysThe idea of a national all-time rail atlas for Australia was first mooted in 1990 by the Australian Railway Historical Society in Canberra. Draft maps were prepared and a team of experts set about making extensive research, which is still ongoing, to enable a comprehensive and accurate geographical ...
Keywords: tasmania, all-time, australia, canberra, draft, australia, tram, trolleybus, australia, tasmania, australasia
AviationIn 1783 the Montgolfier brothers made history with the first hot-air balloon flight, and so began the era of flight and man's love affair with the skies. In this book, LTC Rolt (the pioneer of industrial history) takes us on a journey through the history of ballooning. sprinkled with lively ...
Keywords: hot-air, balloon, rolt, pioneer, lunardi, blanchard, samuel, balloon, intrepid, women, wright, heavier-than-air, kittyhawk, float, rolt, cameron, rolt, ardua, astra, hydrogen, peril, showmen, balloon
RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
RailwaysNow more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: banbury, birmingham, banbury, birmingham, moor, birmingham, snow, bordesley, cropredy, dorridge, fenny, compton, hatton, lapworth, leamington, olton, oxfordshire, ironstone, solihull, southam, harbury, tyseley, warwick, warwick, parkway, widney, manor
RailwaysThe Hitchin - Bedford route formed part of the Midland Railway's first line for London trains. Its subsequent secondary nature is fully illustrated, along with the lesser lines to Northampton Castle and Higham Ferrers. The varied trains and architecture of the main line are shown, along with ... From the series Midland Main Lines
Keywords: bedford, wellingborough, hitchin, northampton, higham, hitchin, bedford, northampton, castle, higham, ephemera, goslin, hitchin, bedford, northampton, higham, wellingborough, bedford, cardington, henlow, higham, hitchin, irchester, northampton, oakley, olney, piddington, rushden, sharnbrook, shefford, southill, turvey, wellingborough
BusesCharlie Wyatt began as a conductor on London's trolleybuses in 1951 and became a driver in 1955. He worked throughout his trolleybus career at Finchley depot in north London, here he was on trolleybuses until their last day there. With an exceptional memory, backed up by official documents from the ...
Keywords: charlie, wyatt, conductor, trolleybus, finchley, charlie, trolleybus, charlie, wyatt, trolleybus, bamboo, flood, freeze, change-over, finchley
RailwaysWelcome to the ninth edition of our magazine for European rail enthusiasts. In this issue we : Visit Bratislava -the capital of Slovakia. An interesting city with a well used tram network. It has an unreformed main station – it still looks as if it's 1969 not 2009! There is also a modern ... From the series Between The Lines
Keywords: autumn, bratislava, slovakia, tram, petrzalka, czech, german, veolia, cargo, basel
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