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RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
RailwaysNow more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: banbury, birmingham, banbury, birmingham, moor, birmingham, snow, bordesley, cropredy, dorridge, fenny, compton, hatton, lapworth, leamington, olton, oxfordshire, ironstone, solihull, southam, harbury, tyseley, warwick, warwick, parkway, widney, manor
RailwaysThis book complete a series of six titles from Runpast Publishing which have looked in some depth at the important Midland Railway cross-country route from Bristol and Bath via Birmingham and Derby to Leeds, from the earliest days through to the end of BR steam and sometimes beyond
Keywords: birmingham, derby, runpast, cross-country, bristol, bath, birmingham, derby, pixton, birmingham, birmingham, orton, orton-whitacre-kingsbury, hampton, kingsbury-tamworth-barton, walton, branson, junction-burton, trent-repton, willington, stenson, junction-derby, derby, mileage
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
RailwaysBirmingham Railways Through Time looks at the railway system of Birmingham and how it has changed since the days of steam. It depicts the network as it was in those days, when it was complex and very busy around the city, and compares it with the slimmed down modern network of today. The book ...
Keywords: birmingham, birmingham, birmingham, snow, birmingham, tyseley, birmingham, birmingham
RailwaysNow over 150 years old, this important and busy section of main line once had many more stations and an intensive local steam worked service serving them. This past era is extensively illustrated, as is the transition to a modern crucial link in today's network. The little known line to Harborne is ... From the series Midland Main Lines
Keywords: birmingham, wolverhampton, tipton, harborn, harborne, birmingham, coseley, dudley, ettingshall, bilston, hagley, harborne, icknield, oldbury, rotton, sandwell, dudley, smethwick, galton, smethwick, rolfe, soho, spon, tipton, winson, wolverhampton, wolverhampton, steel
Buses, Road VehiclesThe city has two unconnected trolleybus routes to Nechells and Shelson which totalled 11.69miles. They were each, in totally different ways, histrionically important, pioneering at various times a tram replacement, top covered double-deckers and metal framed bodies. They even had trolleybuses with ... From the series Trolleybus Classics
Keywords: birmingham, trolleybus, shelson, tram, dummy, birmingham, harvey, aston, bloomsbury, washwood, coventry, digbeth, coventry, swan, yardley, sheldon, lode
RailwaysBournville is world-renowned both for chocolate from Cadbury's factory and a great social experiment that was to revolutionise the type of housing built for 'working class' people. What is little known, is the part that the siting of the railway and little station played in this story. Without ...
Keywords: bournville, bournville, cadbury, birmingham, gloucester, birmingham, suburban, bournville, cadbury, bournville, village, bournville, bournville
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
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
RailwaysA history of pre-war locomotive developments, the 1948 Locomotive Exchanges and their influence on future motive power policy. The passenger and mixed traffic BR Standards, early Big Four dieselisation - including GW railcars, the arrival of the DMU - a novelty at the time, livery changes, ... From the series Video Library
Keywords: policy, efficiency, bulleid, pacifics, pilot, birmingham, pullman, somerset, dorset, non-standard, rheidol, welsh, commuterland, rallway, doesn, modernlsatlon, policy, d6xx, d8xx, warship, hydraulics, bournemouth, suburban, glasgow, suburban, somerset, dorset, railtour, barry, turbine, pullman, deltics, rheidol, bland, carlisle, glasgow, belief, south-east, closer, stagecoach, tunnel, controversy, couldn
Railways(Description not yet available) From the series British Railways Past and Present
Keywords: birmingham, whitehosue, birmingham, smethwick, galton, norton, longbridge, halesowen, andrews, norton, birmingham, perry, barr, aston, blake, whitacre, birmingham, snow, snow, galton, birmingham, moor, moor, dorridge, warwickshire, tyseley, shirley
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