From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, the railway has captured the hearts and imaginations of the British people like no other mode of travel. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains have carried commuters to work, families to holiday destinations and provided the means to myriad other adventures - the train a constant presence in an ever-changing way of life.
A Century of Railway Travel presents one hundred years of the British passenger's story, using striking full-page imagery with commentary from bestselling author Paul Atterbury. he explains the controveresial history and unque appeal of the railways, and his expert eye steers the reader from the hey day of steam to the tragedy that was Beeching and rail's recent revival.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 07 / 2014
- 140 x 140mm