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
RailwaysLawson Billinton, the last of the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway's locomotive engineers, proved a fine craftsman over the 12 years of his reign at Brighton. Unfortunately, World War I intervened drastically to restrict his output to just 34 new build locomotives. But it was his period of ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: lawson, billinton, lawson, billinton, brighton, craftsman, brighton, output, bolshevik, workforce, squire, devote, garden, klaus, marx, workforce
Railways'Curly' Lawrence is probably the best known writer on model engineering subjects, writing under his pseudonym of 'LBSC'. He wrote for many years for the Model Engineer, and first came to real prominence in 1922 in 'The Battle of the Boilers' debate. His writing was to continue through to the ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: lbsc, pseudonym, lbsc, wrote, brighton, brighton, klaus, marx, mid-1890s, brighton, fireman, shall, genius, trademark, railwaymen, klaus, marx, compass, fireman, minnis, brother, walter, brighton, lbsc, dull, locospotter, disguise, soft, soap, cocky, billinton, drink, wimbledon, woppleton, singleton, trick, dare, billinton, scotchmen, taught, tommy, valve, bluebell
RailwaysAfter the withdrawal of the slamdoor stock in 2005, the former southern region has continued operating with a fleet of modern units as well as refurbishing older sliding door stock. We take a look at most of the changes that have occurred since. We Focus on the new Class 375 and 376 electrostars ...
Keywords: slamdoor, arun, desiro, suburban, beckenham, thameslink, wessex, eurostar, pancras
RailwaysVHS Cassette (also available as DVD-R Video ). Features the different types of electic railways that have served Merseyside, including the former American Style Mersey Railway Stock on lines to Rock Ferry & New Brighton, the 502 class on the routes from Exchange Station to Southport & Ormskirk, ...
Keywords: loop, dvd-r, mersey, rock, ferry, brighton, southport, ormskirk, loop
Trams, Road VehiclesThe three main arteries into Liverpool's eastern suburbs were served by an intensive network of tram routes running from the Pier Head terminus. Meandering across the city, route 49 served the outer eastern suburbs, linking the north end with the south end routes. Included in this volume is a ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: liverpool, liverpool, tram, terminus, tram, martin, derby, oswald, liverpool
WaterwaysThe Llangollen Canal is now the most popular and busiest pleasure cruising waterway in the British Waterways' network. Running for 46 miles from the main line of the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich, it wends its way across lovely Cheshire and Shropshire countryside, then into the spectacular ...
Keywords: llangollen, llangollen, waterway, shropshire, nantwich, cheshire, shropshire, welsh, terminus, llangollen, waterway, ellesmere, telford, jessop, chirk, pontcysyllte, waterway, journalist, waterway, llangollen
RailwaysFor enthusiasts of the Southern Railway this new book will be the ultimate reference guide. The book covers all the classes of locomotive that were in use throughout the railway's history, including steam, diesel and electric,from its creation in 1923 to nationalisation at the end of 1947. The ...
Keywords: compendium, boocock, chatham, brighton
RailwaysThe LT&SR derived their chief income from passenger traffic. Goods traffic on the Tilbury line was a secondary concern, the commuter service to and from Southend being the mainstay of the company's finances. With a total length of under 80 miles, and a locomotive stock not quite reaching 100, it ... From the series Series X
Keywords: tilbury, tilbury, commuter, oakwood, crne, whitechapel, essex
RailwaysWidely considered to be Maunsell's greatest design and the finest 4-4-0 ever built in Britain, the first of the 40-strong 'Schools' class emerged from Eastleigh works in 1930. Named after famous British public schools, the new locomotives were able to run on the Tunbridge Wells to Hastings route ... From the series Locomotives in Detail
Keywords: maunsell, maunsell, 40-strong, eastleigh, tunbridge, maunsell, bulleid
BusesIn his fifth volume examining London Transport decade by decade the author describes the changes ushered in on 1 July 1933, when a host of operators, large and small, were put under one controlling body: the London Passenger Transport Board. There followed a boom in transport investment in the ... From the series London Transport in the 19..s
Keywords: tram, double-deck, metropolitan, tube, commuter
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