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Britain"s railway

Colin Garratt

Britain"s railway

the only transport for the future.

by Colin Garratt

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Published by Sunburst Books in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination[64]p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15188294M
ISBN 101857780205
OCLC/WorldCa30029309


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Simon Jenkins is the author of A Short History of England, England's Thousand Best Churches, and England's Thousand Best is the former editor of the Evening Standard and Times, and a columnist for the Guardian and Evening has served as deputy chairman of English Heritage and chairman of the National Trust, was a founder member of SAVE Britain's /5().

This special edition is a tribute to Victorian Britain's finest railway architecture. During the twentieth century, hundreds of railway buildings and structures were torn down and replaced.

In this volume the author reveals the extent of this loss, to offer a sweeping. In Exploring Britain's Lost Railways, Julian Holland undertakes a nostalgic trip along some fifty long-closed railway lines.

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Britain's leading railway historian provides a critical examination of the Blair governments' involvement in the rail industry from as they attempted to deal with the UK's fragmented, privatized railways.

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Subtitled ‘an insider’s story of Britain’s railway transformation from British Rail to the present day’, this ‘semi-autobiographical’ book by John Nelson reflects on how Britain’s passenger railway has evolved over the past 50 years, with a view to informing the current Williams Review into the future.

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It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture.

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Our good safety performance has been achieved by highly competent people, by close cooperation between teams and companies, the adoption of advanced health and safety management systems, and the effective application of technology. This list is for railway lines across Britain, which are now long abandoned, closed, dismantled or disused.

Most of these old railway lines have since re-opened, whether preserved as Heritage Railways, or as part of the national network en-route, whilst some have converted to cycle paths, footpaths or lanes.

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His latest book, ‘Britain’s Best Railway Stations’, tells the story in thumbnail architectural biographies of how the station has ridden the highs and lows of nearly two centuries of expansion and decline.

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Gordon Biddle has carried out extensive research and has written twelve books and numerous articles on the history of railways and inland waterways, their engineering and architecture. He is a vice-president of the Railway and Canal Historical Society, and in Prince Micheal of Kent presented him with the Transport Trust's Lifetime /5(12).

From the development of Britain's railways in through to the present day, this book is endlessly fascinating. Drawing on a lifetime of railway research, Julian Holland offers a first-class commentary complete with photographs and archive material.

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