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Author: Holland, Julian, Times Books

United Kingdom, Great Britain
Published 16/09/2021 by HarperCollins Publishers (Times Books) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 256 pages

The perfect gift for every railway enthusiast.

The history of Britain’s railways is a long and fascinating one, filled with stories of grand endeavours, noted figures and record-breaking feats. Julian Holland brings together a unique miscellany of intriguing tales and engaging trivia – the perfect collection for every railway enthusiast.

Stories range from Bulleid’s 'Chinese Laundries', trainspotting trips in Wales and Scotland and Liverpool’s ‘Dockers’ Umbrella' to railway artists and clergy, a railway-owned airline and railways that were never built.

 Find out about• The Royal Scot’s 11,000-mile journey in the USA and Canada• A narrow gauge island railway in the middle of the Bristol Channel• How the London & South Western Railway saved the British Empire• Mallard’s unbeaten world speed record of 1938• How to fly by Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Plymouth• The 75-mile network of narrow gauge railways on the Isle of Skye• How another 4,500 miles of railway escaped closure by Dr Beeching All Aboard is a delightful miscellany for every railway enthusiast, filled with fascinating and obscure stories, facts and figures.

The Times All Aboard! : Remembering Britain’s Railways

SKU: 9780008467951
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