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RailwaysWarwickshire Railways is a fascinating account of the changes and developments which particularly characterized this stretch of railway. The struggles and battles between the various railway companies - the L&B, TVR, LNWR, GWR and NWR - for supremacy over some of the Warwickshire branches are here ...
Keywords: warwickshire, warwickshire, characterized, lnwr, supremacy, warwickshire, conjure, heritage, birmingham, trent, lnwr, warwickshire, warwickshire, warwickshire
RailwaysThe W&C is only l˝ miles long, but for 100 years it has been a very important line, carrying far more passengers than many much longer lines elsewhere. It owes its origin to the fact that, like most other main line railway terminal stations bringing passengers from afar to the city of London, the ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: waterloo, afar, waterloo, terminus, lswr, waterloo, cillham, lswr, empire, metropolitan, rolling-stock, waterloo, hoist, crane, gillham, tube, waterloo, tunnel, waterloo, waterloo, armstrong, subway, ceremony, roller, slope, abbot, armstrong, bogie, festival, subway, travolator, travolator, flood
RailwaysAuthor Paul Chancellor brings almost four generations of change alive. From Halls and Granges struggling with fourteen bogies through the hydraulic and diesel electric locomotive eras to today's HSTs, traffic surveys taken by RCTS members in the Taunton, Severn Tunnel Junction, Gloucester, Bristol ...
Keywords: paul, chancellor, taunton, severn, tunnel, gloucester, bristol, exeter, canvas, paul, chancellor, taunton, severn, tunnel, gloucester, bristol, weston-super-mare, closer, –and
RailwaysThis production covers services from Paddington since 1975, when loco haulage was the norm. There are scenes of the last days of operations of the ‘Western' class diesel hydraulics, and a proliferation of class 31's 47's and 50's. Suburban class 117 and 122 DMU's are also much in evidence, as well ...
Keywords: paddington, haulage, norm, hydraulics, suburban, birmingham, wycombe, greenford, windsor, marlow, windsor
RailwaysWhen it became apparent that steam on Britain's railways was to disappear forever, many railway photographers began recording on film what was a rapidly disappearing scene. One of these individuals was the late John Walter Page. He rejected his fishing rods in favour of his camera and recorded the ...
Keywords: walter, darren, top-link, birmingham, bias
MaritimeRegular Railway-operated steamer services commenced between Weymouth and the Channel Islands following the opening of the Railway to the town in 1857, and continued until the demise of Sealink. The GWR service from Weymouth was operated on its impoverished concern that the GWR was constantly ... From the series Series X
Keywords: weymouth, steamer, weymouth, sealink, weymouth, cherbourg, packet, brighton, paddle, packet, weymouth, packet, jackson, weymouth, railay, weymouth, packet, steamer, steamer, weymouth, packet
RailwaysWolverhampton Railways Through Time is a superb collection of old and new photographs, accompanied by the author's factual captions, which looks at the railway network at Wolverhampton, both high and low level stations. The high level were rebuilt as part of the West Coast Main Line electrification ...
Keywords: wolverhampton, wolverhampton, wolverhampton, terminus, tramway, birmingham, snow
RailwaysOnly a four mile branch from Wolverton to the small town of Newport Pagnell but packed with detail. Two stations along the route at Great Linford that access the Grand Junction Canal, and at Bradwell with its ancient windmill. The line was intensively used by the thousands of men and the families ...
Keywords: wolverton, newport, pagnell, wolverton, newport, pagnell, linford, bradwell, windmill, wolverton, birmingham, wolverton, wolverton, stony, stratford, tramway, lamplight, simpson, newport, pagnell, wolverton, linford, bradwell
Buses, Trams, OtherAlthough this book is unmistakeably about buses and trams, it is addressed more broadly to anyone who has ever felt the pull of enthusiasm, be it for football, photography, old churches of steam engines. What makes a subject special? What sparks the irresistible attraction which fires the ...
Keywords: football, irresistible, busman, methodist, minister, jack, burton, memoir, didn, anglia, birmingham, glasgow, yorkshire, jack, burton, genesis, sign, shadows, easter, steelhouse, dell, kelvin, birmingham, student, bellahouston-govan-gorbals-bridgeton-millesrton, fenland, praise, cyril, harris, noble, mirth, sheriff, crich, escape, memoriam
RailwaysThe Great Western Railway built (or acquired) a varied assortment of attractive rural branch lines, many of which are justly famous. Inevitably, the seaside routes in Devon and Cornwall have enjoyed much attention, but not all Great Western branches served the far west; there was another group of ...
Keywords: woodstock, devon, cornwall, woodstock, archetypal, oxfordshire, oxford, birmingham, woodstock, woodstock, paul, karau, woodstock, worthy, stanley, woodstock, woodstock, woodstock
RailwaysBuilt as part of the Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway, the southern section of the route was mainly rural. In contract, the remainder passes through an area with a fascinating industrial past. Part of the GWR for many decades, the great contracts are revealed, as are the change in rolling ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: worcester, birmingham, kidderminster, oxford, worcester, wolverhampton, birmingham, snow, blakedown, cradley, cutnall, droitwich, fernhill, hagley, handsworth, smethwick, hartlebury, hockley, kidderminster, langeley, oldbury, rowley, smethwick, galton, smethwick, stourbridge, stourbridge, winson, worcester, shrub
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