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Golden years of rail travel - Julian Holland

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Title
Golden years of rail travel
Author
Julian Holland
format
Hardback
Publisher
Times Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20191003

Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with this beautiful Times railway book.

Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain's railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera.

Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain's railway history - gone forever but never forgotten.

Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering three important periods:

  • Late 19th century to 1922. The zenith of Britain's railways, with 120 companies operating
  • 1923 to 1947. Railway companies are grouped into the 'Big Four'
  • 1948 to 1994. Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways

The Golden Years of Rail Travel is the perfect gift for all rail enthusiasts.

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From a very young age, Julian Holland has had a fascination with railways. He is the writer and photographer of many bestselling railway books, including the award-winning Mapping the Railways (2011), History of Britain's Railways (2015) and Golden Years of Rail Travel (2019). As well as being passionate about train travel, Julian is a leading commentator on railways - he travels around Britain giving illustrated lectures and regularly appears as a guest expert on radio and television.

Type
BOOK
Edition
First edition
Keyword Index
Railroad travel - Great Britain - History - 20th century.|Railroad travel - Great Britain - History - 20th century - Pictorial works.
Country of Publication
Scotland
Number of Pages
272

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