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Life along the line : a nostalgic celebration of railways and railway people

Author: Paul Atterbury
Publisher: Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This nostalgic journey back to the glory days of Britain's railway network explores how the railways affected people's lives - from drivers and passengers to trainspotters and even royalty.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Atterbury
ISBN: 9780715336281 0715336282
OCLC Number: 624414232
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction; In & Around The West Country; Across the Network: Posing for the Camera; In & Around Southern England; Across the Network: Working on the Railway; In & Around Wales; Across the Network: Away from the Main Line; In & Around Central England; Across the Network: Passengers; In & Around East Anglia; Across the Network: Enthusiasts; In & Around Northern England; Across the Network: Out of the Ordinary; In & Around Scotland; Index.
Responsibility: Paul Atterbury.

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Takes a nostalgic look at the world of British railways. Focusing on the human experience of the railways - the drivers, firemen, guards, station staff, signalmen, engineers, caterers and, of course,  Read more...

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