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British railway history

Cuthbert Hamilton Ellis

British railway history

an outline from the accession of William IV to the nationalisationof railways, 1830-1876.

by Cuthbert Hamilton Ellis

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination443 p.
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19779536M

Maps show the evolution of early wagon routes into the first railway routes, the frenetic activity of the ‘Railway Mania’ years, and the consolidation of these lines into a national network. This exciting presentation of railway development will interest the enthusiast as well as the more general student of British transport : Michael Freeman, Derek Aldcroft. The gateway to Britain's National Rail network. A portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions; train times; fares enquiries; ticket purchase and train running information.

Read this book on Questia. In the seventy years of our continued survey, the British railway industry passed out of its proving years, through its triumphant years, through its proud years, into the years of its re-examination--'improving years' perhaps, certainly chastening years for those who believed that any achievement was lasting. Bibliography of British railway history. London, Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) Online version: Ottley, George. Bibliography of British railway history. London, Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Ottley.

The first companion book to The British Railway Stories, and rich in imagery and history, Tale of the Unnamed Engine is the origin story for the characters made a cult hit through YouTube. Join Stephen, Allen, and the haughty Sir Ralph Wedgwood in their first adventure, riding the rails between London and Leeds and taking in the sights and. Genre/Form: Atlas Bildband History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Freeman, Michael J., Atlas of British railway history. London ; Dover, N.H.


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