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The Oxford companion to British railway history from 1603 to the 1990s

Author: Jack Simmons; Gordon Biddle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first encyclopaedia of British railways to deal comprehensively with their impact on British life from the 17th century to privatization in the mid 1990s. Over 600 entries by 88 expert  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford companion to British railway history from 1603 to the 1990s.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605089276
Online version:
Oxford companion to British railway history from 1603 to the 1990s.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)608204419
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Simmons; Gordon Biddle
ISBN: 0192116975 9780192116970 0198662386 9780198662389
OCLC Number: 38062800
Description: xv, 591 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: LIST OF EDITORIAL ADVISERS AND CONTRIBUTORS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; NOTE ON THE MAPS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; NOTES FOR THE READER; A-Z TEXT; APPENDIX OF RAILWAYS ACT, FIRST SCHEDULE 1921; APPENDIX OF IMPERIAL AND METRIC MEASURES; APPENDIX OF HISTORICAL MONEY VALUES; SECTIONAL MAPS OF THE RAILWAY NETWORK IN 1922
Responsibility: edited by Jack Simmons and Gordon Biddle.
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