|A Second new title from Trackside Publications is perhaps even more esoteric.The Transcaucasian Railway was British Influenced with capital,engineering expertise,and locomotives built in Bristol,Manchester and Sheffield.This title examines the early history of the railway and then looks at its motive power.It then goes on to describe the events of 1918-1920,when British forces Occupied the country and the Royal Engineers set about putting the railways of the region into working order after a long period of war and civil commotion.A fascinating tale.|
- Chapter 1. Setting the Scene
- Chapter 2. In the Days of the Tsars; the Transcaucasian Railway, c1870-1914
- Chapter 3. The Transcaucasian Locomotives
- Chapter 4. Debacle
- Chapter 5. How to Run a Railway?
- Chapter 6. The Life and Times of Sapper Atkins.
- Chapter 7. The Armenian Crisis
- Chapter 8. The Legions Withdraw - and After
- Appendix I. Usages: alphabets, measurements, place names locomotive numbering systems.
- Appendix II. TCR Opening dates.
- Appendix III. Transcaucasian Narrow-Gauge Locomotives and Lines Bibliography and Sources
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