RailwaysIn this well-researched book all of Devon‘s branch lines are described in an entertaining and highly informative narrative. Each of the county's main railway routes is introduced, followed by a detailed description of the line. Each line's history is outlined, and many fascinating innovations and ...
Keywords: devon, exeter, cenral, devon, devon, ephemera, devon, axminster, lyme, seaton, seaton, sidmouth, sidmouth, tipton, exmouth, exmouth, exmouth, tiverton, stoke, canon, morebath, heathfield, exeter, newton, abbot, moretonhampstead, newton, abbot, kingswear, churston, brixham, ashburton, westleigh, tramway, exeter, basin, teignmouth, quay, quay
RailwaysThe branch lines of Dorset, shared almost equally between the GWR and LSWR, varied from lightly built, rural railways carrying a low volume of traffic, to the Swanage branch, which at times carried main line express locomotives. Fortunately this line has been preserved and can still be enjoyed ...
Keywords: dorset, dorset, lswr, swanage, dorset, weymouth, harbour, tramway, oilfield, easton, landslip, snap, dorset, enrich, court, ephemera
RailwaysAlthough serving contrasting holidays resorts, the two branches had many unique and charming features. The varied rolling stock on local, London and excursion trains is widely illustrated, as are the diverse and historic stations. The development of the Seaton Tramway is also included. From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: seaton, sidmouth, seaton, tramway, devon
Road VehiclesIn the Latest Nostalgia Road book Ian Stringer ALA, looks at the development of the mobile library from the earliest horse drawn vehicle to the hi-tech vehicles of the 1990s. Ian has worked with mobile libraries in four different Local Authorities in Yorkshire as both librarian and driver over a ... From the series Nostalgia Road
Keywords: horse, hi-tech, yorkshire, librarian, mobilemeet, gather, ljubljana, derry, helsinki, ohio, lancashire, solihull
RailwaysOver 200 of the steam locomotives now preserved in Britain have either worked overseas or were supplied to British companies from abroad to operate in the UK. While some of these are familiar to British enthusiasts through pictures in the railway press, many have little-known histories or origins ...
Keywords: little-known, empire, commonwealth, horse, cape, withdrawn, sugar, usatc, feldbahn, america, paul, catchpole, german, feldbahn, army, transpor, empire, africa, africa, cape, gauage, scandinavia, germany, polish, gauage, orenstain, koppel, spanish, guinness, tram, sugar
Buses, Road VehiclesThis unique new title features all the biggest and best events in the British Bus enthusiast's year! Restorations, museum events, special anniversaries, bus preservation rallies and reports on city bus fleets - they're all here! This year's volume naturally includes the celebrations for the ...
Keywords: routemaster, liverpool, cardiff, bournemouth, edinburgh, middlesbrough, wakefield, birmingham, birmingham, sheffield, keighley, tramway, crich
RailwaysA marvellous album featuring a wealth of black and white photographs of railway locations in Devon. Each pair of photographs - showing an evocative railway scene captured in both the past and the present - is accompanied by fascinating details about not only the locomotives and rolling stock, but ... From the series British Railways Past and Present
Keywords: devon, devon, devon, devon, exeter, plymouth, devon, plymouth, paignton, dartmouth, dart, seaton, tramway, devon
TramsA detailed review of the tramway business of the British Westinghouse Company and its successor Metropolitan-Vickers. Details of the technical innovations, in particular the breaking systems, are all explored in this comprehensive reference work, with many previously unpublished archive photographs ...
Keywords: tramcar, westinghouse, tramway, westinghouse, westinghouse, westinghouse, tramway, westinghouse, metrovick, trafford, metropolitan, westinghouse
Trams, Road VehiclesThis interurban tramway was owned by the Midland Railway and it gave good service to the community for over 20 years. Many of the historic photographs appeared earlier in SixpennySwirchback, but the collection has now been enhanced between these covers for a bigger readership to enjoy. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: burton, ashby, burton, ashby, interurban, tramway, sixpennyswirchback, burton, trent, winshill, stanhope, bretby, newhall, swadlincote, woodville, ashby-de-la-zouch, swadlincote, church, gresley, castle, gresley, derbyshire
Buses, Road VehiclesIn 1883, Huddersfield Corporation became the first Municipal undertaking in the world to operate its own tramway services as a public transport system. As the years went by, the tram system grew to serve the outlying districts, and in 1913 the Corporation obtained powers to run motorbus services, ... From the series Buses In Colour
Keywords: huddersfield, huddersfield, municipal, tramway, tram, motorbus, trolley, tramway, huddersfield, omnibus, scottish, trolley, hjoc, yorkshire, berry, huddersfield, omnibus, baddeley, huddersfield
Trams, Road VehiclesFrom the Introduction: “In these pages it is desired to explain in plain language what the cable system of working street tramways is, to point out its advantages, to explaixi its aspects financially, and to show how ex-ceptionally favourable the present time is for in-augurating improvements in ... From the series Adam Gordon Reprint
Keywords: tramway, explaixi, tramway, urban, lethargy, tramway, tramway
Trams, Road VehiclesA tour by tram of the centre of South London includes the complexities of the junctions at Brixton, Camberwell Green and Loughborough Junction and also the fascinating quadruple track on Dog Kennel Hill. Feature: Car no. 1 Bluebird and classes HR2 and E3. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: camberwell, norwood, herne, peckham, tram, brixton, camberwell, loughborough, kennel, bluebird, harley, camberwell, goose, peckham, lordship, horniman, camberwell, queen, coldharbour, gresham, loughborough, norwood, herne, effra
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