9780233004587

Train The Evolution of Rail Travel

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  • ISBN13:

    9780233004587

  • ISBN10:

    0233004580

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-08-04
  • Publisher: Andre Deutsch
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Summary

Train tells the captivating story of the railroad and its evolution through a wealth of photographs and memorabilia from the UK’s National Railway Museum in York—including maps, posters, leaflets, and handwritten notes. Covering the development of railway networks in America, Europe, Africa, and Asia; epic rail journeys across continents; and technological leaps, it's an enthralling ride through history from the Rocket to the Bullet.

Author Biography

Philip Marsh joined Britain’s railways in 1973 as a booking clerk and has worked on them continuously ever since. His diverse roles range from planning at senior levels on the Channel Tunnel Rail link, the Royal Train, and driving and firing steam locomotives on today’s main line and preserved railways. He is the Chief Correspondent for the market-leading Railway Magazine and can often be heard on the broadcast media commenting as a rail expert on railway matters.

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