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    DescriptionThe London Underground, or Tube, is an icon: it is the world's oldest underground rail network and remains one of its largest and busiest. The Haynes London Underground Manual provides a detailed insight into its design, construction, operation and maintenance, featuring fascinating photographs and drawings from the archives along with essential technical details and an engaging narrative. Lively presentation and an abundance of colour imagery make this book an essential read for all enthusiasts of the Underground, railways and, indeed, historic London.


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    Title
    London Underground Manual
    Subtitle
    Designing, Building and Operating the World's Oldest Underground Rail Network
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Moss
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 270 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 885 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780857333698
    ISBN 10: 0857333690
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKESL
    BIC subject category V2: WGF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.4
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BISAC V2.8: TRA004010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14350
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009160, TRA009000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKESL
    DC23: 388.4209421
    Illustrations note
    300
    Publisher
    HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP
    Imprint name
    J H Haynes & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    05 August 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Sparkford
    Author Information
    Paul Moss studied Industrial Design at the Central School of Art and Design under Douglas Scott, designer/stylist of the fabled RM Routemaster and RF class buses. He worked as a designer in manufacturing for 26 years before joining London Underground as Design Manager. Subsequently he worked on rolling stock design in Hong Kong and ran design workshops for the British Council in Brazil and Croatia. He also taught Design and Technology and was a lecturer on the post-graduate Imperial College/RCA Industrial Design course. He is the author of Underground Movement (Capital Transport, 2000), which is considered the definitive work on the trains of the London Underground.
    Table of contents
    Covers the full 150-year history of the London Underground, including the anniversary year, 2013. Written by a former Underground Design Manager and acknowledged expert. Evocative period photographs and artwork plus fascinating technical drawings and cutaways. Technical description of the network, its construction and operation. Future plans for the Underground including fully interconnected carriages and driverless trains.