A history of trains and the railways they run on, from their earliest beginnings to the present day, covering great train rides, such as the Orient Express and the Blue Line in South Africa and the development of steam, diesel and electric trains, as well as narrow gauge and underground trains.
The evolution of the locomotive; from early oddities to high tech wonders; great builders; great railway journeys; shaped for speed; built for heavy haulage; diesel and electric traction; railways in the Industrial Revolution; the railway's role in wartime; railway disasters; why steam disappeared; railway preservation; the revolution in light railway; the railway's role in the modern world.
The History of Trains by Colin Garratt
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Octopus Publishing Group
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