Train

Train

The Evolution of Rail Travel

Book - 2015
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The great story of the age of the train is told through a wealth of photographs and memorabilia from the collections of the UK's National Railway Museum in York. Covering the development of railway networks in America, Europe, Africa and Asia, epic rail journeys across continents and technological leaps, it is an enthralling ride through the history of the train from the Rocket to the Bullet. Over 200 photographs are complemented by 20 documents that are printed on the pages. Documents printed on the page include: South Eastern Railway's Illustrated Tourist Guide, 1887, including timetable and tourist information for those travelling between London and Paris; Orient Express poster and SNCF marketing material for the launch of the TGV in 1981 and its record-breaking run in 1990.
Publisher: London : 2015. Andre Deutsch
ISBN: 9780233004587
Branch Call Number: ANF 385 MARS
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour), portraits, facsimiles ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: National Railway Museum
Alternative Title: Evolution of rail travel

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