RailwaysA tour by steam the length & breadth of Britain featuring: 34067 ‘Tangmere' 5029 ‘Nunney Castle' 70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell' Black 5 45407 Black 5 45231 61994 ‘The Great Marquess' 60009 ‘Union of South Africa' Lineside Locations include The Devon Banks - The ‘North & West' - Shap - Beattock - ...
Keywords: tangmere, nunney, castle, cromwell, marquess, africa, devon, shap, beattock, drumochter, slochd, highland, kyle, inverness, aberdeen
Aviation, MilitaryThroughout aviation history there have been many aircraft designs that have, for a variety of reasons, failed to progress beyond the drawing board. Indeed, the aircraft that have taken to the skies represent, ultimately only a relatively small percentage of those planned. The latest title in the ...
Keywords: percentage, buttler, fighter, vietnam, postwar, usaf, f-14, tomcat, fighter, buttle, navy, long-range, interceptor, naval, take-off, fighter, interceptor, chronology, fighter, fighter, america
Aviation, MilitaryAlongside the Valiant and Victor, part of Britain's V-bomber fleet which projected the country's independent nuclear deterrent, the Avro Vulcan was one of the most famous aircraft designed and built in the United Kingdom in the postwar years. Between 1952 and 1964, 136 of the delta-winged aircraft ...
Keywords: avro, vulcan, v-bomber, v-bomber, nuclear, deterrent, avro, vulcan, postwar, avro, manchester, vulcan, bomber, airfield, stanley, argentinian, vulcan, withdrawn, squadron, vulcan, xh558, aerofax, attract, phil, butler, buttler, airframe, vulcan
MaritimeP. & A. Campbell Ltd of Bristol, registered as a Limited Company in 1893, was destined to not quite make its century as the operator of the celebrated White Funnel Fleet of passenger steamers. As the postwar fleet waned in the 1950s profits dwindled and receivership beckoned. Remarkably, a new ...
Keywords: balmoral, bristol, campbell, bristol, funnel, postwar, campbell, hovercraft, cross-channel, partnership, belgium, heritage, quartet, campbell, flag, bristol, funnel, irish, south-east, balmoral, devon, lundy, campbell, pattern, excursion-steamer, paddler, waverley, prince, ivanhoe, westward, balmoral, devonia, funnel, bristol, trillo, earlierc, lyde-built, paddle-steamer, waverley, severn, bristol, exmoor, devon, pembrokeshire, campbell, tedstone
Maritime, RailwaysAlmost a century has elapsed since the Barry 'Red Funnel Line' steamers disappeared from the Bristol Channel excursion scene, and although Barry Pier has gone, as has the railway that served it, the remains are yet visible, and so the memory of the handsome fleet of paddle-steamers that were based ... From the series Series X
Keywords: barry, barry, funnel, bristol, barry, visible, barry, stimulus, funnel, bristol, paddle-steamer, upstart, walian, barry, barry, bristol, steamship, parent, barry, campbell, bristol, funnel, excursion-steamer, bristol, barry, export, traffics, coalfield, export, barry, funnel, campbell, excursion-steamer, bristol, campbell, funnel, taff, devon, somerset, cardiff, penarth, funnel, campbell, supremacy, bristol, barry, barry, barry, barry, tunnel, barry, lock, barry, barry, steamship, campbell, bristol, barry, funnel, barry, barry, barry, barry, barry, head-on, funnel, high-profile, funnel, bristol, campbell, barry, pontoon, tedstone, barry, barry, steamship, barry, quit, cardiff, bristol, barry, funnel, glamorgan
RailwaysThe year 1963 will always be remembered as the one when the Sixties really started to swing. The Beatles and Rolling Stones were topping the charts while the mini-skirt and the Mini car had become the latest fashion accessories. For those with an interest in railways however, 1963 was memorable for ...
Keywords: mini-skirt, euphemism, high-speed, linear, derelict, heritage, devon, cornwall, somerset, dorset, philip, horton
RailwaysWelcome to the second edition of our magazine for European rail enthusiasts. In this issue our major article is: “All Change in Luxembourg” The last three years have seen dramatic changes for the CFL- out are some old favourites – remember the class 360 “Flat Irons”? while in are Class 4000 ... From the series Between The Lines
Keywords: article, luxembourg, vossloh, hire, alstrom, antwerp, namur, metz, strasbourg, prima, alsace, strasbourg, tram, marne, siphon, crack, mulhouse, nürnberg
RailwaysThe story of the Bideford, Westward Ho! & Appledore railway is not the traditional tale of the construction of a new railway. It has many of the usual ingredients – difficulties in raising capital and buying land, protracted negotiations regarding Parliamentary approval, and contractor troubles. ...
Keywords: bideford, westward, appledore, bideford, westward, appledore, contractor, harbour, spite, council, westward, appledore, garner, gardner, westward, bideford, hartland, devon
RailwaysMeandering through the beautiful Dart Valley, the branch attracted countless railway admirers. Following its closure, a group battled long to save the unique line and the extent of their success is illustrated. Many earlier views are included for comparison. From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: ashburton, dart, devon
RailwaysThe scenic branch from Barnstaple once carried heavy trains in the holiday season, many requiring two locomotives on the severe gradients. The mixture of splendid scenery with Western and Southern rolling stock resulted in an interesting and memorable railway route, latterly regarded as the end of ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: ilfracombe, waterloo, devon
RailwaysThe varied architecture and the diverse train formations are extensively illustrated in this volume, as is the scenic beauty of the route. The successful return to steam of the southern half of the 14-mile branch from Newton Abbot is portrayed in depth From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: kingswear, 14-mile, newton, abbot, devon
RailwaysSituated on the Devon/Dorset border, this branch from Axminster became one of the most admired in the South of England. The beautiful countryside, crossed by an unusual viaduct, combined with a classic terminal station layout and elegant locomotives made the route so memorable in the eyes of the ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: lyme, devon, dorset, axminster, viaduct, devon, dorset
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