"Even More Amazing and Extraordinary Railway Facts" is another fascinating miscellany that will delight railway buffs everywhere. More fun and interesting trivia for the railway buff from the famous steam trains that puffed across the British countryside to long forgotten journeys to interesting facts about the history of the railways. Travel back to the age of steam before becoming up-to-date with railways today. In addition to the fascinating lists of railway trivia such as longest tunnels, widest bridges and most powerful locomotives, discover more about the crucial role railways and train travel have played in the history of Britain. From the sublime to the ridiculous and the euphoric to the poignant, every railway enthusiast is catered for. Brief accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it the perfect book to dip in to.
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Julian Holland has always had a passion for British railways and has documented his many journeys around Britain during the final years of steam. He has worked in the publishing industry for the last 39 years, coupling his work with his passion on many occasions, for titles such as Along Lost Lines, Tickets Please! and Amazing and Extraordinary Railway Facts.
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Book Description David & Charles, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0715339117