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The history of the Channel Tunnel : the political, economic and engineering history of an heroic railway project

Author: Nicholas Faith
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Transport, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Faith
ISBN: 1526712997 9781526712998
OCLC Number: 1023081518
Description: xi, 223 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
The great fear --
So near --
and yet so far --
Together, at long, long last --
Towards a final decision --
Alastair Morton --
and other heroes --
Ready, steady go! --
Breakthrough --
Trains, tracks, security, rabies and other obstacles --
Fight to the finish --
Anti-climax --
Slow route to a fast link --
Politics, planning and --
finally --
building --
The wow factor --
"Sometimes miracles happen."
Responsibility: Nicholas Faith.

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