RailwaysEarly Japanese Railways 1853-1914 is a cultural and engineering history of railway building in Japan during the Meiji era. The 19th century was the first age of sustained, comprehensive contact between Asia and the West. This book describes the history of Japanese social adaptation to railway ...
Keywords: japanese, meiji, japan, asia, headlamp, marker, railroad
RailwaysIn the popular mind, the history of the railway begins in 1830 with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. In fact, by that time the concept of the railway in Britain was already more than 250 years old. Innovations such as iron rails, inclines and the pioneering locomotives were ...
Keywords: liverpool, manchester
RailwaysThe hourly Southern service to Ashford (Kent) nowadays starts at Brighton, running fast to Eastbourne stopping only at Lewes and Polegate. At Eastbourne the 2 –car class 171 diesel multiple unit reverses to continue along the coast to Hastings calling at Bexhill and St Leonards Warrior Square. Our ...
Keywords: coastway, marshlink, ashford, seaford, ashford, kent, brighton, eastbourne, eastbourne, –car, bexhill, warrior, semaphore, romney, marsh, appledore, village, terminus, ashford, jump, seaford, harbour, bishopstone, terminus, seaford, kydd
RailwaysThis route is one of fascinating variety. Variety in traffic - from industrial sand to airline passengers. Variety in scenery - from suburbia to the North Downs. The traction has also varied over the years from steam to diesel to electric, both overhead and conductor rail. All is revealed in 120 ... From the series Southern Main Lines
Keywords: croydon, croydon, airline, suburbia, conductor, croydon, coulsdon, coulsdon, earlswood, croydon, gatwick, airport, gatwick, airport, gatwick, racecourse, horley, merstham, purley, purley, quarry, croydon, surrey, sussex
Trams, Road VehiclesThis album reveals the important part played by the electric tramways of the area and shows many nostalgic street scenes from the past. The trams conveyed workers to the Docklands and Eastenders for a day out on Wanstead Flats amongst many other duties. The two systems are considered separately, as ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: wanstead, harley, beckton, manor, wanstead, victoria, upton, plaistow, stratford
Buses, Road VehiclesSince 1916 the buses of East Kent have plied their trade along the area's highways and byways, becoming vital links between home, work, leisure and shopping. Whether you recall going to school aboard a special, enjoying a heady afternoon on an open topper, or waiting in the rain just wishing for ...
Keywords: kent, kent, school, topper, kent, cathedral, kent, kent, darker
RailwaysProduced by Online Video and members of the East Kent Railway and much of the footage has been provided by them. This railway is now preserved as a Heritage Railway running between Shepherdswell and Eythorne
Keywords: kent, online, kent, heritage, shepherdswell, eythorne
RailwaysIt must be said that, for the light railway enthusiast and to the many who find pleasure in the unusual or eccentric, the East Kent Railway was a delight. For many it was a last link with the disappearing relics of a bygone age; an age of benevolent gentry in high wing collars and drooping ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: kent, kent, gentry, guard, carpenter-painter, kent, tedium, finch, garrett, genesis, kent, coalfield, kent, richborough, austen, canterbury, kent
RailwaysVolume Two of The East Kent Railway documents the final years, and then offers a comprehensive survey of the railway's various routes using maps and plans as well as numerous photographs. The locomotive and rolling stock on the East Kent Railway was just one of the features that set the EKR apart ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: kent, kent, kent, finch, garrett, kent, kent, kent
RailwaysA look at numerous stations, using some film from as far back as 1949, including Bishopgate Low Level, Globe Road, Devonshire Street, Coburn Road, Stratford Market, Lea Bridge, Bow Road, Burdett Road and Poplar. Also featured is a trip on the last train from Island Gardens to Poplar.
Keywords: devonshire, coburn, stratford, burdett
RailwaysOfficial railway publications tended to use the term ‘Wells Branch' to refer to the GWR route between Yatton and Witham. In fact, the line originated as two entirely separate branches, both terminating at Wells and ultimately joined by a short length of Somerset & Dorset Railway metals. At one ...
Keywords: somerset, cheddar, strawberry, yatton, witham, dorset, glastonbury, nightmare, axbridge, shepton, mallet, bristol, stone, sandford, dulcote, foster, yeoman, merehead, nickname, exeter, contribute
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