The name 'Great Western Railway' immediately conjures up images of Stars, Castles and Kings, the legendary express passenger locomotives that were the envy of the world in their day. This book details the history and development of all the classes of pannier tanks, from mid-Victorian age to the end of London Underground steam locomotives in 1971.
Since the mid-nineteenth century the East Coast Main Line has been one of the major routes from London to northern England and to Scotland. This book looks at how the London-Edinburgh line became the world's fastest steam railway and how its proud and unique heritage is appreciated and celebrated today more than ever before.
Officially endorsed by the A1 Steam locomotive trust, Tornado is the official account of the building of Britain's first main line steam locomotive for 50 years, how it took a team of volunteers 18 years to raise more than GBP2-million to build it and its international headline-grabbing debut on the main line, with a royal visit thrown in for good measure.The book looks at the history of the A1...
UNTHOLOGY NO.3 is the third in Unthank Books' series showcasing the finest short fiction from new and established writers. Like its predecessors, UNTHOLOGY No.3 lets the classic short story jostle for elbowroom with the formally unusual and the novelette. Its eighteen stories describe sticky predicaments, testing choices and reluctant confessions: a publisher surveys the changing literary scene as...
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