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AviationThis is a comprehensive and definitive work of reference on the Halifax, one of Britain's most famous wartime bombers. Handley-Page has been associated with the building of bomber aircraft since World War 1 and ultimately, no fewer than four out of every ten heavy bombers built in Great Britain ...
Keywords: handley, halifax, hell, halifax, wartime, handley-page, bomber, avro, lancaster, halifax, crews, damage, crews, aircrew, handley, halifax, bomber, merrick, halifax, africa, airborne, post-war
Buses, Road VehiclesIn the golden age of bus operation, before private-car ownership and a predilection for watching television indoors instead of going to the cinema, Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd, based on Bournemouth, ran a compact network of services in those two counties, covering coastal towns and cities ... From the series Prestige
Keywords: dorset, private-car, cinema, dorset, bournemouth, compact, weymouth, fareham, inland, shaftesbury, fordingbridge, andover, winchester, petersfield, bournemouth, leyland, chassis, daimler, chassis, second-hand, postwar, policy, bristol, caldicott, phil
RailwaysIt is now 50 years since this appalling accident, when on 8th October, 1952, 112 people were killed and 167 passengers were taken to hospital for treatment making it the 2nd most serious railway accident in the United Kingdom. It came about when the overnight sleeping car train from Perth to London ... From the series Series X
Keywords: harrow, wealdstone, accident, accident, overnight, perth, euston, patchy, overran, euston, harrow, wealdstone, sooner, euston, liverpool, manchester, wreckage, harro, wealdston, accident, police, enquiry, wreckage, ministry, inspector, breakdown, inquiry, harrow, wealdstone
RailwaysOver the past 25 years, 278 new or reopened stations have been added to the national rail network of Great Britain. These inclucle stations on just over 200 miles of freight-only line reopened to passengers or, in a few cases, abandoned route relaid or completely new line constructed. In this ...
Keywords: inclucle, may·, fuel, they·, arlesey, aschurch, tewkesbury, halifax, brighouse, huddersfield, dursley, cannock, chase, chafford, digby, sowtn, edinburgh, gateshead, metrocentre, hedge, ivanhoe, norfolk, purbeck, saltaire, airport, strathclyde, somerset
RailwaysBuilt in 1842 as an engine shed for the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway, Haymarket has served the railways that radiate from Edinburgh ever since. Haymarket locomotives and footplate crews partook in the Railway Races of 1895, and on the non-stops between Edinburgh and London before and after the ...
Keywords: haymarket, edinburgh, edinburgh, glasgow, haymarket, edinburgh, haymarket, crews, partook, edinburgh, scotland, knox, knox
Buses, Road VehiclesThe latest two titles in the Super Prestige Series will be available in March, covering two major operators in the West Yorkshire area. Written by Keith Healey and David Allan respectively they have been long awaited and will appeal to transport enthusiasts and local historians alike. From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: hebble, yorkshire, healey, yorkshire
WaterwaysThroughout the length and breadth of England, no major navigation is so lost in obscurity as the Hereford & Gloucester Canal. Unlike its famous neighbour, the Thames & Severn, with which comparisons may be drawn, all links with living memory have inevitably broken and apart from a brief account ... From the series Canal Histories
Keywords: hereford, gloucester, hereford, gloucester, neighbour, severn, inland, waterway, hereford, gloucester, archaeology, ballard, stephenson, brassey, locke, brunel, ballard, gloucester-ledbury, barge, herefordshire, gloucestershire, bick, ledbury, ballard, star, herefordshire, gloucestershire, towpath, ballard, gloucester-ledbury, hereford, gloucester, archaeology
RailwaysIn the early 1960s, Britain's rail network was contracting rapidly and, ironically, just as the decline was forcing closures, a cost-cutting type of motive power was entering service - the Diesel Multiple Unit. Yorkshire-based amateur cameraman, Frank Dean, ensured that a record of threatened lines ...
Keywords: heritage, yorkshire, amateur, dean, dean, 20-mile, york, knaresborough, starbeck, malton, whitby, rillington, malton, yorkshire, heritage, whitby, contributor, whitby, middlesbrough, battersby, metrocammell, birmingham, mid-1960s
RailwaysThis video presents standard gauge heritage steam locomotives in action around the UK on main line charters and at work on private railways. The programme has been made as a result of many requests from enthusiasts for a steam video featuring live recorded sound, without a voice over, music or ...
Keywords: heritage, heritage, screen, clip, clan, boscastle, marquis, stephenson, duchess, hamilton, hartland, tracey, britannia, duke, gloucester, swanage
RailwaysThis second video in the series presents standard gauge heritage steam locomotives in action around the UK on main line charters and at work on private railways. The programme has been made as a result of many requests from enthusiasts for a steam video featuring live recorded sound, without ...
Keywords: heritage, heritage, voice-over, on-screen, clan, stephenson, scotland, maude, ness, s15-828, firth, clun, castle, waterloo, bulleid
RailwaysThis very historic route runs close to Hadrian's Wall and thus traverses superb upland scenery. Its many closed stations are illustrated, along with those on the long-lost branches. Details are also included of the Earl of Carlisle's Railway, which once carried minerals between Lambley and Brampton. From the series Eastern Main Lines
Keywords: hexham, carlisle, alston, brampton, hadrian, upland, long-lost, earl, carlisle, lambley, brampton, darsley, allerwash, alston, bardon, mill, blenkinsopp, brampton, brampton, milton, brampton, carlisle, basin, carlisle, citadel, carlisle, coanwood, featherstone, gilsland, rosehill, greenhead, haltwhistle, haydon, nook, hexham, mill, kirk, lambley, naworth, plenmeller, scotby, slaggyford, warden, wetheral
Buses, Road VehiclesThe name Ribble Motor Services Ltd was first registered in June 1919. From small beginnings, the company grew to become one of the largest bus operators outside London, dominating much of the north west of England. By 1930 the company's fleet had expanded to over 650 vehicles and, a decade later, ... From the series Heyday of …
Keywords: ribble, ribble, ribble, ribble, liverpool, manchester, carlisle, ribble, standerwick, double-deck, motorway, ribble, ribble, ribble
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