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Discovering Britain's Lost Railways
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Explores the closed lines of Britain's vanished railway heritage. This book uncovers some of the most interesting of these lines, retracing their routes, explores their relics and looks back to the days when the railway was an essential part of country life. It also features route maps and information panels on recognised footpaths.
Written by best-selling railway author and "Antiques Roadshow" expert, Paul Atterbury and introduction by well-known BBC TV presenter, author, photographer and historian Adam Hart-Davis, this book explores the closed lines of Britain's vanished railway heritage. Paul has uncovered the most interesting of these lines, retracing their routes, explored their relics and looked back with nostalgia to the days when the railway was an essential part of country life. The text is accompanied by high-quality...
DISCOVERINGBRITAIN'SLOSTRAILWAYS by Paul Atterbury ( 9780749510459 )
A book searching out old steam railway lines and investigating their history. It also outlines footpaths, cycle ways and nearby attractions, giving detailed route maps and photographs of what remains today. There are original mono photographs of the lost railway lines.
A striking photographic record of how the Beeching cuts and modernisation saw our grand terminal stations, soaring viaducts and cavernous locomotive works wiped from the landscape The current restoration of St Pancras Station and its Midland Hotel is a glorious exception to a melancholy rule - that the finer our railway architecture, the more likely it was to be demolished in the name of progress. Who would know that the ugly, low concrete bunker of Birmingham New Street station replaced a handsome...