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RailwaysFor Britain's growing band of model railway enthusiasts, a garden railway is the ultimate challenge. Richard Blizzard's aspirational book - which will appeal to experts and dreamers alike - explains every stage of the process, including the construction of a kit engine plus rolling stock, the ...
Keywords: garden, stey-by-step, narrow-gauge, garden, garden, blizzard, groundwork, blizzard, platform, officer, roundhouse, signalbox, girder, 16mm-gauge, railcar, tipper
Buses, Road VehiclesIn 1939, shortly before the outbreak of the World War 2, Birmingham City Transport was the biggest municipal operator in England, with a fleet that comprised 701 trams, 47motorbuses and 78 trolleybuses. It possessed the largest fleet of 3ft 6in gauge trams in the country and had a been a pioneer in ... From the series Glory Days …
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TramsIn his latest tram book for Ian Allan Publishing, Peter Waller provides a pictorial tribute to the history of Britain's tramway systems. Drawing upon both colour and mono illustrations, many of which are previously unpublished, the book examines the role of the tramcar in society. Adopting the ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: tram, waller, tramway, tramcar, tramcar, tram, pertinent, lucid, waller
Buses, Trams, Road VehiclesThe history of public transport in Reading, from the horse tramway that opened in 1879 to the present day bus fleet which is one of the last few to remain in municipal hands. The illustrations record the great variety of trams, trolleybuses and diesel buses operated over the years. From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: horse, tramway, municipal, horse
Trams, Road VehiclesGosport and Fareham Tramways ran trams through pleasant countryside and was the main stimulant for its urbanisation. The Portsmouth & Horndean Light Railway ran through grass alongside the A3 for much of its route and was the provider of reliable transport for rural dwellers working in Portsmouth ... From the series Tramway Classics
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Trams, Road VehiclesA complex network of almost four route miles served the coastal communities and it carried a fine fleet of traditional open-top electric tramcars. The earlier horse worked system is also extensively illustrated, as are many long-lost local landmarks. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: yarmouth, gorleston, caister, open-top, horse, long-lost, mackley, newtown, wellington, fishwharf, vauxhall, caister, gorleston, termini, southtown, fancy, tramway, norfolk
RailwaysThis book comprises a selection of articles written over a period of twenty years for The Gresley Observer, the Journal of the Gresley Society. The authors are varied, but all are experts in their knowledge of Sir Nigel Gresley's locomotives and trains.
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