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RailwaysRailways were very much ‘in the blood' John Eric Robinson (dad), born in Crewe in 1902, the second child and the eldest son of John Robinson, assistant chief electrical engineer to the London & North Western Railway. John Robinson was in turn the eldest son of the redoubtable (and famous) Ben ...
Keywords: blood, crewe, hardwicke, race, wembley, euston, school, lnwr, willesden, span, chester, holyhead, llandudno, fitter, fitter, rhyl, shedmaster, sowerby, yorkshire, shedmaster, stud, council, bicycle, standby, shedmaster, solomon, trevithick, stubbornness, stephenson, patton, counteract, willesden, llandudno, wartime, post-war
Buses, Road VehiclesPublished to coincide with the centenary of the opening of Darlington's municipal electric tram system this book is the first to be entirely devoted to the story of the electric trams and trolleybuses that between them served this famous north-east railway town for 53 years. From the series Trolleybus Classics
Keywords: darlington, trolleybus, darlington, municipal, tram, north-east, barton, haughton, eastbourne, neasham, coniscliffe, cockerton, faverdale, willow, tubwell, cleveland
Road Vehicles, OtherIn 1936 two highly capable engineers, David Brown and Harry Ferguson, got together to commence the manufacture of tractors in an engineering factory in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Their first effort, the Ferguson-Brown A type was a milestone in British agricultural history. Although Ferguson ... From the series Farm Classics
Keywords: farm, ferguson, huddersfield, yorkshire, ferguson-brown, milestone, agricultural, ferguson, henry, ford, all-british, tractor, earnshaw, vak1, vtk1, vig1, vak1a, vak1c, cropmaster, taskmaster, vad6, vad12
Trams, Road VehiclesWhen I wrote the initial guide in 1999 I had no idea that within a few years I would be compiling a third edition. Although trams, by their very nature, run on rails firmly fixed to the ground there has been an enormous amount of change in the last few years. The Third edition records all the ...
Keywords: wrote, tramway, funicular, tram, tramway, funicular, tramway, heritage, tramway, tramway, tramway, tramway
RailwaysThe Delivering The Goods series focuses on the major British rail freight companies. This volume features DB Schenker, which took over English, Welsh & Scottish Railway operations in 2007. After more than 15 years of rail privatisation, this remains the biggest chunk of the freight sector, ...
Keywords: schenker, schenker, welsh, scottish, chunk, steel, north-east, santon, scottish, stone, lafarge, self-discharge, rylestone, tarmac, peak, ketton, clitheroe, spanish, rhtt, intermodal, stobart, tesco, immingham, jarrow, fort, fuel, one-off, china, clay, flyash, schenker
BusesDestination Western Front tells the story of London's omnibuses during the Great War of 1914-18. Extensive research using the archives of the War Office, the Army Service Corps and the London General Omnibus Company has allowed the true and remarkable story of London's buses during WW1 to be told ...
Keywords: army, omnibus, larkin
RailwaysIn the 15 years which followed the publication of the Modernisation Plan of 1955, which foreshadowed the demise of main line steam, some 3,000 diesel locomotives were constructed for passenger and freight traffic. Of these, more than 300 were the Type 3s built by English Electric between 1961 and ... From the series Diesel Retrospective
Keywords: liverpool, norwich, scotland, highland, logo, twilight, eurostar, front-line, vaughan, scottish, withdrawn, mid-1950s, vaughan, cambrian, york, cambridge, standedge, bogie, welsh, avon, settle, carlisle, gloucester, cornwall, scottish, steel, serco, sussex, weymouth, transrail, bullet, fenland, bugle, somerset, stone, loadhaul, avon, yorkshire, lincolnshire, rhymney, devon
RailwaysThe first of the Brush-designed Type 4s, later Class 47s, appeared in 1962. Between then and 1968, some 512 examples were built at Loughborough by Brush and by British Railways itself at Crewe Works. Designed for both passenger and freight services, the class operated nationwide, from ... From the series Diesel Retrospective
Keywords: loughborough, crewe, merry-go-round, yorkshire, withdrawn, virgin, vaughan, ecml, snow, somerset, birmingham, yorkshire, salop, clag, glasgow, aberdeen, waterloo, exeter, manchester, dorset, crewe, duffs, devon, kenny, anglia, highland, sussex, gloucestershire, standedge, cornwall, virgin, kaleidoscope
RailwaysThis series will provide a comprehensive guide to the class featured, for both the modeller and those with a more general interest in the locos concerned. Nicknamed the ‘Whistlers', the 20 members of the English Electric Class 40 were amongst the most distinctive of all the types to emerge from the ... From the series Diesels in Depth
Keywords: norwich, scottish, broaden, withdrawn, clarke
RailwaysPopular histories of Scottish railways have tended to tell the story of one particular company or another. This book presents a different approach by exploring the inter-related development of the Great North of Scotland and the Highland Railways and their constituent companies in the three decades ...
Keywords: dilemmas, debt, scotland, highland, mid-nineteenth, scottish, scotland, highland, scotland, fletcher, framework, scotland, inverness, aberdeen, inverness, gale, collapse, aberdeen, highland, caledonian, scotland, debt, highland, highland
Trams, Road VehiclesThis comprehensive study of British tram depots is destined to become the standard by which any subsequent book on the subject will be judged. Through extensive research the author has recorded the features, location and ultimate fate of every tramway depot to have existed in Britain and in so ...
Keywords: tram, tram, tramway, paul, tram
TramsAs trams and other light rapid transit systems make a comeback in many British cities this volume, the first of three, looks at all the tramways that have operated in the towns and cities of southern England and the Channel Islands. From the 1870s to the 1950s, trams were a common sight in many ...
Keywords: comeback, oystermouth, tramroad, up-to-the-minute, nottingham, dublin, tramway, anglia, tramway, yarmouth, guernsey, chronology, tramway, tramway, welsh, tramway, scottish, tramway, irish, tramway
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