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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
RailwaysRemembered with affection by local people, the Wisbech & Upwell Tramway followed the course of the Wisbech Canal along the Cambridgeshire and Norfolk county boundary. This album brings to life the history of both tramway and waterway, with many unpublished photographs and a wealth of new historical ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: upwell, wisbech, upwell, tramway, wisbech, norfolk, tramway, waterway, ingram, norfolk
RailwaysAlthough the origins of the railways lay with the need to transport goods, it was not long before the early companies realised that there was considerable additional revenue to be had in passengers traffic. The station and the facilities it provided, became an important part of the individual ...
Keywords: mid-1830s, pancras, austere, classicism, birmingham, curzon, huddersfield, layer, heritage, urban, termini, hendry, victorian, noon
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
RailwaysWelcome back to Norway! We are going to undertake one of the world's great railway journies: the 500 km from Norway's capital Oslo to its second city Bergen. Part two of our run is along, strangely, the last part of the Bergensbanen to be completed. The railway was built from west to east and the ... From the series Ticket To Ride
Keywords: cabride, oslo, bergen, honefoss, norway, norway, oslo, bergen, bergensbanen, terminus, gulsvik, lake, krøderen, waterway, lake, krøderen, vikersund, drammen, lake, snow, sign, chit-chat, bergensbanen, winter, halfway, bergen
AviationThe legend of the squadron is so well known that most are fooled into believing that they already know the full story. This is far from the truth. German researcher Andreas Wachtel has lead investigations at the scenes of the many Lancaster crash sites, not only of the dams raid itself, but also ...
Keywords: squadron, squadron, german, andreas, wachtel, lancaster, crash, raid, german, raid, squadron, gibson, squadron, battleship, tirpitz, u-boat, andreas, wachtel, gentlemen, bomber, harris, pursuit, maritime, tirpitz, kembs, barrage, tirpitz, tirpitz, german, winter, ed825
Road Vehicles, OtherIn 1936 two highly capable engineers, David Brown and Harry Ferguson, got together to commence the manufacture of tractors in an engineering factory in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Their first effort, the Ferguson-Brown A type was a milestone in British agricultural history. Although Ferguson ... From the series Farm Classics
Keywords: farm, ferguson, huddersfield, yorkshire, ferguson-brown, milestone, agricultural, ferguson, henry, ford, all-british, tractor, earnshaw, vak1, vtk1, vig1, vak1a, vak1c, cropmaster, taskmaster, vad6, vad12
Buses, Road VehiclesBy popular demand we have updated the Notable Independents volume of our English Bus handbooks. The impressive list of fleets included in this 208 page volume includes the former municial operators along with all those popular independent fleets. Updated to late March 2012
Keywords: halton, ipswich, metro, blackpool, warrington, nottingham, plymouth, citybus, rossendale, thamesdown, aintree, andybus, avon, bluebird, brylaine, carousel, cedar, chalkwell, compass, countryliner, courtney, delaine, emsworth, ensignbus, felix, fishwick, whippet, halifax, hedingham, hopley, hornsby, kime, konectbus, rider, minsterley, nibs, norfolk, nu-venture, olympus, pennine, rose, ross, safeguard, shamrock, somerbus, lancs, southdown, speedwell, essex, supertravel, courcey
BusesThis Third edition of the English Bus Handbook: Smaller Groups is part of a series that details the fleets of certain bus and express coach operators throughout Britain. The operators included here are more of those who provide tendered and commercial services, primarily in England. They are the ... From the series Bus Handbooks
Keywords: criteria, cater, centrebus, huddersfield, k-line, comfortdelgro, metroline, westbus, selkent, yorkshire, yorkshire, whittle, dot-2-dot, dundee, surrey, ferry, rotala, diamond, wessex, ludlows, transdev, blazefield, veolia, cymru, wellglade, trent, barton, derby, kinchbus
BusesThe Yorkshire Traction Company Limited, universally known as 'Tracky', was formed in 1902 as The Barnsley and District Electric Traction Company Limited. It operated trams around the Barnsley locality until around 1930. In 1928, prior to the trams being withdrawn, the company title changed from the ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: yorkshire, yorkshire, tracky, barnsley, barnsley, withdrawn, barnsley, motorbus, yorkshire, barnsley, tracky, doncaster, huddersfield, pontefract, doncaster, huddersfield, bradford, pontefract, rotherham, sheffield, yorkshire-blackpool, pool, bridlington, filey, scarborough, skegness, leyland, tracky, leyland, leyland, tracky, ex-nbc, stagecoach, telfer, mid-1970s, yorkshire, tracky, yorkshire, telfer, barnsley, yorkshire, peace, mexborough, swinton, barnsley, stagecoach
MaritimeThis is a timely new guide book from the acknowledged authority on Gloucester Docks, with the further redevelopment of the quays to the south of this well loved inland port. Produced to a similar size and format to our best selling guide to the Anderton Boat Lift, each page deals with a different ...
Keywords: gloucester, gloucester, inland, anderton, dock, bargemen, boatmen, waterway, hugh
RailwaysOver the past 25 years, 278 new or reopened stations have been added to the national rail network of Great Britain. These inclucle stations on just over 200 miles of freight-only line reopened to passengers or, in a few cases, abandoned route relaid or completely new line constructed. In this ...
Keywords: inclucle, may·, fuel, they·, arlesey, aschurch, tewkesbury, halifax, brighouse, huddersfield, dursley, cannock, chase, chafford, digby, sowtn, edinburgh, gateshead, metrocentre, hedge, ivanhoe, norfolk, purbeck, saltaire, airport, strathclyde, somerset
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