RailwaysThe journey begins at Basaleg Junction and runs close to the Ebbw River in the deepening Ebbw Vale. The scenic views are interspersed by fascinating panoramas of collieries long gone, together with pictures of the varied railway architecture employed. The locomotives and trains from a bygone age ... From the series Welsh Valleys
RailwaysThese routes were remote for most people and thus the historic photographs herein are a welcome record of these long-lost byways. There is much evidence of the middle part of the Manchester & Milford Railway, which never reached either place in its title. The two heritage sections are also ...
RailwaysThis book tells the story of the evolution of one of Britain's premier steam locomotive and wagon building works, includes the details of World War II bombing of the same, recounts the complexity of the several signalling and track alterations and highlights the recent dramatic changes that have ... From the series Great Railway Eras
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
RailwaysA fascinating variety of locomotives of very varying ages are illustrated, often in superb mountain scenery. Inclined boilers abound! There are several interesting views of transporter wagons carrying standard gauge vehicles. From the series Narrow Gauge Branch Lines
RailwaysForming part of the last main line between the Midlands and London, this route had unique characteristics that only the great Central Railway could bestow. Other unusual lines to be fully illustrated are the Wotton Tramway and the Aylesbury & Buckingham line to Verney Junction. From the series Midland Main Lines
RailwaysBuilt by the enterprising Metropolitan Railway, these lines developed as a result of its active creation of “metro-land”. Starting as small rural halts, many stations are illustrated during their rapid traffic growth period when some still had coal yards. The change in rolling stock and traction is ... From the series London Suburban Railways
RailwaysYou are taken on a journey which was never possible by train, owing to a short link missing. Superb scenery and a fascinating industrial past make this excursion memorable, particularly with the variety of traffic and rolling stock.
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
RailwaysFew travelled the entire length of this charming rural route, owing to the sparseness of the service and the rarity of through trains. Here is the opportunity to savour the scenic setting of many of the country stations and to enjoy the classic GWR trains, exclusively steam. From the series Country Railway Routes
RailwaysThe attractions of this remote length of main line include the complex terminus at the port of Holyhead and the unusual bridge over the Menai Strait. Also illustrated are the minor rural stations which avoided the axe and the many Anglesey ones which did not. Nostalgia abounds.' From the series Midland Main Lines
RailwaysThis once important holiday route had through coaches from Euston and long trains from Manchester for many years. It also provided vital links with the slate industry for its entire life. Trains for all types are illustrated at the widely assorted stations, throughout the ages. Included is the ... From the series Country Railway Routes
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