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GWR Handbook By David Wragg

GWR Handbook

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Known by the dedicated as 'God's Wonderful Railway', the Great Western Railway (GMR) - uniquely among Britain's railways - retained its identity from the time of its incorporation in 1835 until nationalisation in 1948 and therefore has a particularly special heritage. This book tells the story of the GMR.

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GWR Handbook: The Great Western Railway 1923-47 by David Wragg

This book tells the story of the Great Western Railway. Known by the dedicated as 'God's Wonderful Railway', the GWR - uniquely among Britain's railways - retained its identity from the time of its incorporation in 1835 until nationalisation in 1948 and therefore has a particularly special heritage. This extensively illustrated book, a sister title to the "LMS Handbook", provides a unique and highly detailed reference source for the GWR, containing text, tabular details and photographs of its steam locomotives and rolling stock, its other equipment, its depots and some railway stations, and its network.

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About David Wragg


David Wragg has written more than 30 books on railway, aviation and defence subjects, including The World's Top 500 Airports recently published by Haynes. He has also written on these subjects for The Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator and The Scotsman. He lives near Edinburgh.

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New edition of an established book to be published alongside a new sister title from the same author - the LMS Handbook. One of a four-book series about the 'Big Four' railway companies of the pre-Nationalisation era - the height of steam nostalgia. Highly regarded author, known for his high-detail work. An essential reference for enthusaists for the steam era.

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GOR006342288
GWR Handbook: The Great Western Railway 1923-47 by David Wragg
David Wragg
Used - Very Good
Hardback
J H Haynes & Co Ltd
2010-11-19
256
0857330055
9780857330055
N/A
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