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BANBURY & CHELTENHAM RAILWAY - VOL. 2 (HARDBACK) - BANBURY TO KINGHAM WHICH START WITH 'G'
RailwaysThe railways were the most revolutionary innovation of Victorian times. They carried Britain into the modern age with dramatic speed, transforming the pace and style of everyday life. We owe them to two men who, father and son, can lay claim to be the most important engineers of their time, George ...
Keywords: stephenson, victorian, pace, stephenson, biography, rolt, victorian, telford, rolt, killingworth, safety-lamp, controversy, stockton, darlington, rift, partnership, santa, railwaymen, liverpool, manchester, birmingham, fortune, stanhope, tyne, fiasco, stephenson, tubular
RailwaysIt was twenty years ago when the Berlin Wall came down and Tele Rail were the amongst the very first western documentary film crews to take a close look at the steam lines that were a legacy of the communist era. Now twenty years later it's a fitting time to see how these steam lines have adapted ...
Keywords: german, berlin, crews, communist, heritage, germany, germany, worth, rhine, brohltalbahn, plandampf, german, harz, winter, quedlinburg, snowy, brocken, sauschwaenzlebahn, germany, schwebebahn, doberan, gohren, germany, communist, german, radebeul, oberwiesenthal, saxon, dresden
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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Buses, Road VehiclesEstablished in 1913 as the Wellingborough Motor Omnibus Company, the future United Counties expanded to become the predominant bus concern in much of the rural East Midlands. Becoming a Tilling Group operator in 1931, Bristol/ECW vehicles inevitably featured prominently in its fleet. The wealth of ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: wellingborough, omnibus, bristol, peace
Buses, Road VehiclesThe latest addition to our long-running and successful ‘Glory Days' series examines the history of Wilts & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. The company was set up as long ago as 1915. Some of the people active in its formation had earlier been involved in the establishment of the Southdown company ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: dorset, dorset, southdown, empire, bristol, chassis, bodywork, dorset, leyland, daimler, dorset, dorset, salisbury, dorset, wiltshire, salisbury, marlborough, trowbridge, weymouth, andover, hampshire, berkshire, andover, newbury, basingstoke, hypher, horsepower
RailwaysIntended to be part of the GW this route and its branches were absorbed by the Midland Railway whose influences were still evident when they were incorporated into the Western Region of British Railways. The evolution is fully illustrated in this volume. From the series Midland Main Lines
Keywords: gloucester, bristol, nailsworth, dursley, thornbury, berkeley, bristol, barrow, barton, dursley, charlfield, coaley, dudbridge, dursley, frocester, gloucester, gloucester, haresfield, acton, mangotsfield, nailsworth, ryeford, standish, stonehouse, bristol, stroud, thornbury, tuffley, tytherington, westerleigh, wickwar, woodchester
RailwaysA varied selection of colour plates featuring steam hauled trains in Gloucestershire during their twilight years.
Keywords: gloucestershire, gloucestershire, twilight, mourton, gloucestershire, gloucestershire, gloucester, stroud, kemble, gloucester, gloucester, dean, cheltenham, ashchurch, tewkesbury, cotswold, gloucestershire
RailwaysThe Great Central was a well laid main line providing a fast route to the Midlands. We explore the route in the 1960s and the days of working steam, travelling from Woodford Halse to Nottingham visiting the stations and lineside features on the way. The Programme Comprises: Woodford Halse: the ...
Keywords: woodford, halse, nottingham, woodford, halse, culworth, woodford, woodford, banbury, eyndon, banbury, woodford, rugby, charlwelton, catesby, tunnel, braunston, willoughby, rugby, leicester, rugby, nottingham, nottingham, arkwright, victoria, woodford, halse, nottingham
RailwaysThe great Eastern Railway made it sway forcefully through the years and long defied the inherent disadvantages of economy and geography under which it laboured. Part one of this work described three of the five Great Eastern Locomotive Districts as they were disposed in 1914, Stratford, ...
Keywords: ipswich, cambridge, sway, inherent, stratford, peterborough, norwich, ipswich, cambridge, cross-country, scotland, birthright, vigour, anglia, bureaucracy, likeness, dependent, workshop, ipswich, ipswich, felixstowe, aldeburgh, framlingham, hadleigh, stowmarket, parkeston, bury, colchester, kelvedon, witham, maldon, braintree, brightlingsea, clacton, walton, sudbury, cambridge, cambridge, lynn, huntingdon, saffron, walden, newmarket, mildenhall, ramsey, hunstanton, swaffham, stoke, ferry, enginemen
MaritimeAs we slowly draw towards the conclusion of this remarkable series, we take a nostalgic look around the UK, visiting many of the famous sea-ports as they are today and then, with the use of more rare archive film never made public before, magically step back in time to the days when those same ... From the series Great Liners
Keywords: bristol, maritime, bristol, portbury, avonmouth, sail, avon, bristol, avonmouth, berth, short-haul, cargo
MaritimeNo-one ever thought they would ever be able to see these wonderful maritime images ever again, but in this fourth part of our story. “Ships to New Zealand” we continue to do exactly that, looking at the ships both in port and at sea. In the first three parts we watched the ships as they readied ... From the series Great Liners
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MaritimeVHS Cassette (also available as DVD-R Video ). No-one ever thought they would ever be able to see these wonderful There are so many ships to be seen in this fifth part of our story, 'Ships to New Zealand' we continue to do exactly that, looking at the ships both in port and at sea. Perhaps we ... From the series Great Liners
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