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RailwaysAt the Southern end, three stations are separated by two long tunnels (on the south coast line to Eastbourne and Brighton). At Bopeep Junction, our “4-CEP” EMU – in the much lamented “Jaffa cake” colour scheme – turns north through the East Sussex countryside through Battle to Tunbridge Wells, the ... From the series Driver`s Eye Views
Keywords: eastbourne, brighton, bopeep, jaffa, cake, sussex, tunbridge, tonbridge, ashford, dover, folkestone, orpington, commuter, belt, race, maze, cannon, thameslink, hungerford, platform, terminus, width, dinenage
AviationDetailed analysis of aircraft purchases made in North America by the British Commonwealth and European democracies, and the subsequent operation of the Lend-Lease Acts and Canadian Mutual Aid, whereby thousands of aircraft were delivered to many Allied countries including the Soviet Union. There is ...
Keywords: america, lend-lease, america, commonwealth, lend-lease, canadian, whereby, soviet, america, phil, butler, hagedorn
RailwaysThis historic railway has been the greatest single factor in the development of the towns it serves. Ashford's junction and works together with the Folkestone and Dover Harbour railways are fully illustrated. The landslips at the Warren and the first two Channel Tunnel attempts add to the ... From the series South Coast Railways
Keywords: ashford, dover, ashford, folkestone, dover, harbour, warren, tunnel, ashford, ashford, ashford, cheriton, dover, dover, folkestone, folkestone, folkestone, harbour, folkestone, hythe, shakespeare, smeeth, warren, kent
RailwaysThe coal tanks were the product of a forward-looking policy of engineering standardisation in an era that was only a couple of generations removed from the birth of the locomotive itself. Following their introduction in 1881, they received a variety of enhancements. These reflected the ongoing ...
Keywords: lnwr, policy, boiler, exhaust, boiler, feed, safer, boiler, vacuum, brake, pursue, heritage, worthy, hardship, welfare, heritage, skellon
RailwaysThis book tells for the first time the definitive history of this innovative 15-inch-gauge railway on the Blakesley estate in rural Northamptonshire and the Victorian transport engineering family that created it. The Bartholomew family, although almost unknown today, represented a waterway and ...
Keywords: blakesley, bartholoew, 15-inch-gauge, blakesley, northamptonshire, victorian, bartholomew, waterway, yorkshire, bartholomew, waterway, blakesley, squire, bartholomew, state-of-the-art, america, germany, cagney, heywood, squire, in-house, petrol, steam-outline, squire, death, sussex, fraud, court, spinster, bogie, tebb, blakesley, bartholomew, bartholomew, blakesley, sows, seed, indian, dispersal, saga, blacolvesley, blakesley
RailwaysA branch with a chequered history, it initially carried boat trains and then became an unimportant backwater serving a small local community. Of importance in two world wars, it failed to become the holiday line that was planned but developed instead into a major industrial route. Subsequent ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: allhallows, victoria, grain, allhallows-on-sea, beluncle, cliffe, denton, grain, grain, halstow, stoke, milton, victoria, stoke, uralite, kent
RailwaysEngineered by H.F.Stephens, this charming railway byway had the steep gradients, sharp curves and minimal buildings so characteristic of his lines. The photographs and maps in this album enable the armchair traveller to imagine the joy of a leisurely journey in ageing coaches through this tranquil ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: hawkhurst, byway, minimal, tranquil, garden, cranbrook, churn, goudhurst, hawkhurst, hormonden, paddock, wood, pattenden, kent
RailwaysThe South Eastern Railway's branch from Ashford to Ramsgate was the second railway to Canterbury, the first being the line from Whitstable Harbour. This was the first passenger railway in the south of England. Late onto the railway map and early to leave it was the Elham Valley Line. All these ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: canterbury, cheriton, ashford, ashford, canterbury, harbour, elham, kent
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 ...
Keywords: warwickshire, warwickshire, henley-in-arden, salford, maxstoke, fireman, fairlie, stratford-upon-avon, whereby, telephone, scottish, empire, ephemera, warwickshire, orton, kingsbury, stonebridge, whitacre, hampton-in-arden, harborne, kenilworth, berkswell, coventry, nuneaton, rugby, leamington, warwick, flecknoe, marton, studley, astwood, salford, stratford-upon-avon, fenny, compton, burton, dassett, stratford, moreton, shipston-on-stour, marston, stratford-upon-avon, hatton, stratfrod-upon-avon, wilmcote, shirley, rowington, henley-in-arden, alcester
RailwaysThese suburban byways evolved from rural lines and were subjected to periods of improvement and decline as traffic patterns altered. The changes together with the rolling stock and architecture, are fully illustrated, along with examples of the once famous Jazz Service. From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: enfield, palace, suburban, jazz, bruce, bury, edmonton, edmonton, enfield, hackney, noel, wood, palace, wood, stamford, stoke, newington, hart
RailwaysEach of the three attractive rural lines is illustrated with photographs of every era and a detailed map of each station in its heyday is also included. The much loved and scenic Cuckoo Line is recorded in minute detail. The present Wealden Railway's headquarters station at Eridge is shown in more ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: tunbridge, cuckoo, wealden, eridge, sussex
RailwaysTrains of all periods , stations of all styles and traffic of all types combine to make a railway album of rich variety. Diversity is enhanced with photographs of flooding and bombing, together with the unique Kemp Town branch. Nostalgia and local history abounds. From the series South Coast Railways
Keywords: brighton, eastbourne, kemp, berwick, brighton, eastbourne, falmer, glynde, hampden, kemp, moulsecoomb, sussex
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