By Paul Atterbury
From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the current, no mode of go back and forth has captured the hearts of the British humans just like the railways. In wartime and peace, alongside significant routes and minor, steam, diesel and electrical trains have moved items, taken commuters to paintings or households on vacation trips - a continuing presence in an always-changing lifestyle. A Century of Railway trip tells the tale of 1 hundred years of Britain's railway background utilizing extraordinary full-page imagery with remark from bestselling writer Paul Atterbury. He explains the debatable heritage and particular charm of the railways, and his professional eye steers the reader from the heyday of steam to the tragedy that was once Beeching and rail's fresh revival. The e-book stops to contemplate the good steam engines, the drivers, baggage, passengers, postcards, tickets, station scenes and carriage interiors all of us take note so fondly.
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