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48 YEARS ON THE FOOTPLATE 1942-90
RailwaysVisions International has teamed up with Beaver Sports, the owners of 55022, to bring you the definitive inside story of the loco's restoration, testing and return to the main line, culminating in the unfortunate events of 6th October 2006. But there is hope on the horizon - the journey back has ...
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RailwaysThis is a Haynes Manual with a difference. Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, it explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it appears. Based on the LNER Peppercorn Class A1 design, of ...
Keywords: tornado, workshop, tornado, lner, peppercorn, tornado, peppercorn, suit
RailwaysDennis Herbert's earliest childhood memories recall growing up on one of the many sprawling housing estates which were built in the Birmingham area in the 1920s and 1930s. We learn of his family members and also friends and neighbours on the estate. Dennis was a schoolboy during the war years, and ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: birmingham, footplateman, herbert, childhood, birmingham, schoolboy, life-long, fireman, tyseley, brother, tyseley, ogre, fire, smell, poor, mother, shiver, school, policy, birmingham, snow, eyesight, blindness, porter, tyseley, 40-plus, humble, fireman, saltley, aback, roster, gresley, arrow, gresley, railtour, tyseley, herbert, school, cotton, waste, shovel, saltley
RailwaysThe story of the development of steam traction on the East Coast Route must be one of the best known and documented stories in steam locomotive history, if not the best. The rapid enlargement of steam locomotives under the leadership of Henry Ivatt was followed by the long tenure of Nigel Gresley, ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: pacifics, henry, ivatt, tenure, gresley, pacifics, coster, salient, gresley, pacifics, gresley, pacifics, lner, coster, fortune, coster
RailwaysAs a very small boy Peter Coster could remember a little of his first railway book. It had a title something like The Boy's Book of Trains and, like his contemporaries, he would pore over the pages of British, European and Transatlantic trains, becoming almost word perfect. One illustration stood ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: pacifics, coster, pore, lner, wood, rake, echelon, lner, wasn, didn, coster, streamliner, post-war, triumph, portfolio, jubilee, stoke
RailwaysThe sum of all the books ever published on the Great Northern Railway from Kings Cross to Doncaster, its successors the LNER, then the Eastern Region of British Railways, and now including Railtrack and Network Rail, together with the engineers and their locomotives, if laid end to end, would take ...
Keywords: doncaster, lner, railtrack, internet, heritage, skill, hindsight, doncaster, welwyn, garden, coster, terminus, holloway, holloway-finsbury, finsbury, finsbury, park-wood, wood, hatfield, welwyn, garden
Modelling, RailwaysA new bold venture in the celebrated 'Book Of' series: FULL COLOUR THROUGHOUT 120 PAGES CASEBOUND The Book Of The LNER Pacifics: A1, A2, A3, A4 MODELLING OPTIONS By modelling icon, guru, Knight of the Order of the Soldering Iron and general titan - nay, colossus - of the hobby, Warner's and ... From the series Book Of The
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RailwaysIn the years immediately after the 1939-45 war the Gresley era was symbolised daily not so much by the memory of his magnificent A3s and flying A4s, now enduring hard times, but by the numbers of unnamed, filthy black and inevitably anonymous large engines seen daily at work in their place on all ... From the series Book Of The
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RailwaysThe evolution of the present electrified branch to Hertford East through the steam era is illustrated in detail. The two lines from Hatfield suffered a steady decline in rural surroundings. The long country branch to Buntingford had a charm of its own and lasted into the diesel period to be ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: hertford, hatfield, hertford, hatfield, buntingford, broxbourne, broxbourne, buntingford, cole, hadham, hatfield, hertford, hertford, hertford, hertford, hertingfordbury, mardock, nast, hyde, army, smallford, standon, abbey, ware, welwyn, garden, mill, widford
RailwaysLocal agricultural traffic was the life blood of this group of lines for several generations, coal and passengers producing additional revenue. In LNER days, March became the important hub of a freight distribution system. Once forming secondary routes on the railway map, only two remain open to ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: ramsey, peterborough, murrow, wisbech, agricultural, blood, lner, awdry, mott, peterborough, ramsey, murrow, wisbech
RailwaysThe branch lines of Warwickshire had unusually interesting and evocative station names, from the pleasant and graceful Henley-in-Arden and Salford Priors to Maxstoke, which suggests a particularly efficient locomotive fireman. The branch lines showed a great diversity of railway activity, from a ...
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Road VehiclesIn the Third Nostalgia Road book to deal with emergency service vehicles, Simon Rowley tells the story of British fire appliances in one of their most exciting periods. Beginning with the Nationalisation of the late-1940s, he discusses the vehicles obtained to meet the needs of the new services of ... From the series Nostalgia Road
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