9781590201251

Fire and Steam; How the Railways Transformed Britain

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  • ISBN13:

    9781590201251

  • ISBN10:

    1590201256

  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 2009-03-01
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
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Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrationsp. viii
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Mapsp. xvi
Introduction: Why Railways?p. 1
The First Railwayp. 21
Getting the Railway Habitp. 43
Joining Up Britainp. 60
Changing Britainp. 75
Railways Everywherep. 87
The Big Companies: Great But Not Necessarily Goodp. 108
The Agatha Christie Railwayp. 122
Danger and Exploitation on the Tracksp. 146
Speeding to Dangerp. 164
The Only Way to Get Therep. 181
Fighting Together - Reluctantlyp. 206
Compromise - The Big Fourp. 229
And Then There Was Onep. 253
An Undeserved Reputationp. 269
The Future is Railp. 300
Notesp. 319
Further Readingp. 339
Indexp. 345
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