RailwaysAlthough the final steam locomotive delivered for use on Britain's main lines was not built until 1960, by the time of its construction, the death knell had already been sounded for steam on British Railways. The Modernisation Plan of 1955 envisaged the wholesale replacement of steam with, ...
Keywords: death, knell, pacifics, humble, capitalise, euston, pancras
RailwaysThe Lauder Light Railway was one of the many rural lines promoted under the auspices of the Light Railways Act 1896. Opened only a few months after the end of Queen Victoria's long reign, the diminutive trains on this little known by-way made their way laboriously up and down the gradients between ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: lauder, lauder, queen, victoria, by-way, fountainhall, oxton, lauder, skeleton, lauder, edinburgh, schoolchildren, sheep, maggie, lauder, puffed, hadjucki, simpson, genesis, auder, lauder, maggie, lauder, auld, lauder, licht, poem, lauder, chronology, lauder, lauder, licht, lauder
RailwaysLine By Line is a fully illustrated route guide featuring: Gradient Profiles & Topography; Running Lines & Junctions; Former Lines & Branches; Miles & Chains; Station Layouts; Sites of Closed Stations; Signalboxes & their Area of Control; Tunnels and Viaducts; Ordnance Survey Map extracts; ... From the series Line By Line
Keywords: scottish, highland, scottish, highland, oban, fort, mallaig, inverness, topography, martin, buck, glasgow, queen, fort, mallaig, perth, inverness
MaritimeThe final volume in this much-acclaimed series recounting the fascinating stories of some of the notable passenger ships which have hitherto tended to be neglected by maritime writers obsessed with the big superliners. Among the interesting ships included in this volume are the American dreamboat ... From the series Liners & Cruise Ships
Keywords: maritime, dreamboat, panama, olsen, blenheim, stockholm, andrea, doria, star, argentina, star, cunard-white, star, parthia, ellerman, york, starward, minerva, princess
RailwaysDVD Video (also available as VHS Cassette ). DVD Video (also available as VHS Cassette ). Part One - Mainline & Loadhaul. Part Two - Transrail, Railfreight Distribution and Freightliner. This programme includes everything from MGR to automotive, ‘Enterprise', petroleum, flask and aggregate ...
Keywords: loadhaul, transrail, railfreight, freightliner, petroleum, flask, scottish, cornish, china, clay, mendiprail, steel, peak, haulage
|LIZZIES (Book) by G W Goslin, J E Connor|
RailwaysNo Description available at present. Please see Contents and Sample page.
Keywords: lmsr, princess, goslin, pacifics, pacifics, servce, weedon, derby, princess, anne, harrow, disaster, harrow, chronology
RailwaysThis book tells the story of the London Midland & Scottish Railway, which was not only Britain's largest railway company but also the largest business in the British Empire. As well as having the most diverse route network, the LMS was famed for its expresses, while the work of its longest reigning ...
Keywords: scottish, scottish, empire, wragg
RailwaysThird edition of the new magazine, LMS Journal, containing drawings enabling accurate models to be built and articles about how the railway was operated. An all-embracing journal that will appeal to the historian, modeler and reader with a general interest in steam railways. From the series LMS Journal
Keywords: york, tube, mirfield, post-1937, caledonian, valve, gear, harborne, beauchief
RailwaysThirty-Second edition of the magazine, LMS Journal, containing drawings enabling accurate models to be built and articles about how the railway was operated. An all-embracing journal that will appeal to the historian, modeller and reader with a general interest in steam railway From the series LMS Journal
Keywords: thirty-second, winter, snow, norton, scottish, draughtsmen
RailwaysFrom the early years of the LMS Society, members have undertaken research into various aspects of the London Midland & Scottish railway Company. Some of the fruits of this research has been published in book form, whilst other material appeared in magazines. During the past forty years we have ...
RailwaysThe LNWR had a vigorous naming policy and the midland Railway an equally determined anti-naming stance. The 1923 grouping set the stage for an absorbing battle within the management teams over naming policy with Derby's early policy success followed by Crewe's ultimate victory. Author John ... From the series Locomotives Of The LMS
Keywords: scotish, lnwr, policy, policy, derby, policy, crewe, goodman, lnwr, goodman, nomenclature, policy, waterloo, jubilee, prince, claughton, 0-6-ost, garstang, knott, cleator, workington, staffordshire, 2-6-4t, patriot, jubilee, scot, fury, princess, princess, scottish, caledonian, glasgow, highland, strath, duke, loch, castle, clan, ireland, ballycastle, dundalk, newry, greenore, donegal, scotland, highland, ireland, ballycastle, furness, tilbury, tilbury
RailwaysThis series of locomotive monographs is the result of a joint venture with the National Railway Museum, and covers LMS standard locos not of Midland parentage, with an account of their origins, rebuilding, subsequent modifications and liveries carried, together with official drawings and a variety ... From the series LMS Loco Profiles
Keywords: princess, pacifics, parentage, hunt
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