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By Paul Atterbury

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the current, no mode of commute 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 go back and forth tells the tale of 1 hundred years of Britain's railway background utilizing amazing full-page imagery with remark from bestselling writer Paul Atterbury. He explains the debatable historical past and specified attraction of the railways, and his specialist eye steers the reader from the heyday of steam to the tragedy that used to be Beeching and rail's contemporary revival. The booklet stops to contemplate the nice steam engines, the drivers, baggage, passengers, postcards, tickets, station scenes and carriage interiors all of us take note so fondly.

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