RailwaysIn the mid-1950s, British Railways embarked on a modernisation programme which heralded the replacement of steam traction by more modern motive power. In the London Area, apart from those routes earmarked for electrification, steam was to be replaced by diesel locomotives and multiple units. At the ...
Keywords: mid-1950s, pilot, headlong, policy, scotland, welch, chiltern, harrow, wealdstone, belmount, watford, abbey
RailwaysThe hourly Southern service to Ashford (Kent) nowadays starts at Brighton, running fast to Eastbourne stopping only at Lewes and Polegate. At Eastbourne the 2 –car class 171 diesel multiple unit reverses to continue along the coast to Hastings calling at Bexhill and St Leonards Warrior Square. Our ...
Keywords: coastway, marshlink, ashford, seaford, ashford, kent, brighton, eastbourne, eastbourne, –car, bexhill, warrior, semaphore, romney, marsh, appledore, village, terminus, ashford, jump, seaford, harbour, bishopstone, terminus, seaford, kydd
Buses, Road VehiclesSince 1916 the buses of East Kent have plied their trade along the area's highways and byways, becoming vital links between home, work, leisure and shopping. Whether you recall going to school aboard a special, enjoying a heady afternoon on an open topper, or waiting in the rain just wishing for ...
Keywords: kent, kent, school, topper, kent, cathedral, kent, kent, darker
RailwaysProduced by Online Video and members of the East Kent Railway and much of the footage has been provided by them. This railway is now preserved as a Heritage Railway running between Shepherdswell and Eythorne
Keywords: kent, online, kent, heritage, shepherdswell, eythorne
RailwaysIt must be said that, for the light railway enthusiast and to the many who find pleasure in the unusual or eccentric, the East Kent Railway was a delight. For many it was a last link with the disappearing relics of a bygone age; an age of benevolent gentry in high wing collars and drooping ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: kent, kent, gentry, guard, carpenter-painter, kent, tedium, finch, garrett, genesis, kent, coalfield, kent, richborough, austen, canterbury, kent
RailwaysVolume Two of The East Kent Railway documents the final years, and then offers a comprehensive survey of the railway's various routes using maps and plans as well as numerous photographs. The locomotive and rolling stock on the East Kent Railway was just one of the features that set the EKR apart ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: kent, kent, kent, finch, garrett, kent, kent, kent
RailwaysEast Yorkshire Railway Stations is Peter Tuffrey's last book in the Yorkshire Stations series which began over a year ago. In all these books he has strived to include the following station information: date of opening, company on opening, number of platforms, designer of the station (if known), ...
Keywords: yorkshire, airmyn, yapham, yorkshire, tuffrey, yorkshire, yorkshire, andrews, architect, stamford, nafferton, victorian, catford, website, mann, tuffrey
RailwaysOnce part of the Great Eastem Railway, this important line has been the sub-ject of many changes of rolling stock. These are illustrated herein, along with the diverse types of traffic. There are special features on the Kings Lynn Harbour branch and the W isington Light Railway. From the series Eastern Main Lines
Keywords: lynn, stoke, ferry, eastem, sub-ject, lynn, harbour, isington, adderson, kenworthy, denver, stoke, ferry, denver, harbour, lynn, harbour, harbour, lynn, norfolk
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
RailwaysDiesel & Electric power from the 1960s to the early 1980s in the North & North West. The programme comprises: Diesel & Electric Traction in the North West during the 1960s including Electrics at Crewe and Diesels over Shap. The Calder Valley Line in the 1970s including ‘Peaks', Class 40s, Class ...
Keywords: crewe, shap, calder, wagonload, oldham, loop, rawtenstall, manchester, calder, metro, cammel, derby, woodhead
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