The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel
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The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel

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Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with this beautiful Times railway book.
Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain's railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera.


Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain's railway history - gone forever but never forgotten.


Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering three important periods:




Late 19th century to 1922. The zenith of Britain's railways, with 120 companies operating
1923 to 1947. Railway companies are grouped into the 'Big Four'
1948 to 1994. Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways


The Golden Years of Rail Travel is the perfect gift for all rail enthusiasts.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 219 x 282 x 24mm | 1,300g
  • TIMES BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008323755
  • 9780008323752
  • 493,896

About Julian Holland

From a very young age, Julian Holland has had a fascination with railways. He is the writer and photographer on many bestselling railway books, including the award-winning The Times Mapping the Railways (HarperCollins, 2011), History of Britain's Railways (HarperCollins, 2015), Britain's Hidden Railways (HarperCollins, 2018), and was a major contributor to The Train Book (DK, 2014).
As well as being passionate about train travel, Julian is a leading commentator on railways - he travels around Britain giving illustrated lectures and regularly appears as a guest expert on radio and television.
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