RailwaysThe first of two volumes, is based on a collection of previously unpublished photographs featuring the LNWR in the Birmingham area between 1902 and 1905 when the Victorian locomotives of Webb and Ramsbottom were enjoying their last fling before being replaced by the more modern designs of George ...
Keywords: lnwr, birmingham, victorian, webb, ramsbottom, whale, trent, stafford, tamworth, rugby, carpenter, bescot, walsall, birmingham
Buses, Road VehiclesLancashire United Transport was in its heyday the largest independent bus operator in the country with a fleet at its maximum of 500+ vehicles. It operated local and long distance bus routes together with workmen's excursion and private hire services from its Atherton base to Liverpool throughout ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: lancashire, lancashire, workmen, hire, atherton, liverpool, lancashire, newcastle, middlesbrough, gmpte, inaugural, ogden, ogden, lancashire
RailwaysThis is the story of Trent Station, opened by the Midland Railway on May 1, 1862 as an interchange between lines running south to north and lines running east to west. It was called “the junction for everywhere” and retained its Victorian character, its architecture unchanged and its only ...
Keywords: trent, trent, interchange, victorian, soft, midnight, kingscott, trent, triangle, goose, disaster, gladstone, platform, trent, trent, college, trent
RailwaysIn recent years, there has been growing concern about the safety issues surrounding level crossings as there have been a number of accidents both on the national network and on preserved lines that have led to fatalities. Written by one of the British Railway Board's former Signalling and Safety ...
Keywords: stanley, postwar, disaster, lockington, disaster, footpath, bridleway
RailwaysWe join an Exeter to Newcastle service formed of a five car Virgin Super Voyager at Bristol Temple Meads station. The limited stop service calls next at Bristol Parkway before branching off the Great Western onto the former Bristol and Gloucester Railway. By-passing Gloucester by means of the south ... From the series Driver`s Eye Views
Keywords: lickey, exeter, newcastle, virgin, bristol, bristol, parkway, bristol, gloucester, gloucester, loop, cheltenham, non-stop, birmingham, bromsgrove, lickey, lickey, birmingham, birmingham, derby, non-stop, tamworth, burton, trent, derbyshire, hardwick, long-time, anchor, yorkshire, hardwick
RailwaysThe Reverend Alan Newman is a unique railway enthusiast. Starting with a love for the GWR, as a young lad he moved to a house with an ex-MR line at the bottom of his garden, so changed his allegiance. Unlike most lads, he delighted in aged locomotives with character, rather than the latest express ...
Keywords: newman, newman, ex-mr, garden, perform, lner, bath, blackpool, lockett, clerics, awdrey, teddy, boston, newman, school, wartime
RailwaysLine By Line is a fully illustrated route guide featuring: Gradient Profiles & Topography; Running Lines & Junctions; Former Lines & Branches; Miles & Chains; Station Layouts; Sites of Closed Stations; Signalboxes & their Area of Control; Tunnels and Viaducts; Ordnance Survey Map extracts; ... From the series Line By Line
Keywords: pancras, glasgow, topography, martin, buck, pancras, carlisle, carlisle, glasgow
MaritimeIn the 1920s and 1930s ocean liners were the main means of intercontinental travel. These Great ships - floating showcases of their nations technology, architecture and art - were indeed ‘Marvellous machines'. They carried the rich and farmous in almost unimaginable luxury; and in less glamorous ...
Keywords: ocean, folk, miller, maurisizo, eliseo, post-war
RailwaysOn its formation in 1923, the LMS inherited extensive interests in Ireland. This pictorial survey explores the many aspects of the LMS including road services, shipping, railway air services, the effects of the Second World War, the efforts of the NCC to develop tourism in the area it served and ...
Keywords: ireland, irish, ireland, tourism, ulster, folk, kennedy, lnwr, peace, post-war
RailwaysTenth edition of the magazine, LMS Journal, containing drawings enabling accurate models to be built and articles about how the railway was operated. An all-embracing journal that will appeal to the historian, modeller and reader with a general interest in steam railways. From the series LMS Journal
Keywords: carlisle, staffordshire
RailwaysEleventh edition of the magazine, LMS Journal, containing drawings enabling accurate models to be built and articles about how the railway was operated. An all-embracing journal that will appeal to the historian, modeller and reader with a general interest in steam railways. From the series LMS Journal
Keywords: derby, lancashire, yorkshire, uttoxeter, carlisle, petteril, horwich, abbey, watford
Road Vehicles, RailwaysThis is the third book in the Famous Fleets series to deal with railway owned road vehicles, and will be followed by a further three in due-course. Following their exceptionally well reviewed books British railways Road Vehicles and Great Western Railways Road Vehicles Alan Earnshaw and Bill ... From the series Famous Fleets
Keywords: due-course, earnshaw, aldridge, scottish, lner, huddersfield, horse, horse-drawn, horse, earnshaw, aldridge, horse, cartage
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