Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with the beautiful The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel.
The perfect gift for any railway enthusiasts this Christmas! Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain’s railways with a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera.
Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain’s railway history – gone forever but never forgotten.
A century of rail travel
Discover a century of rail travel in Britain, covering:
- Late 19th century to 1922: The zenith of Britain’s railways, with 120 companies operating.
- 1923 to 1947: Railway companies are grouped into the ‘Big Four’.
- 1948 to 1994: Nationalisation heralds the era of British Railways.
You can purchase a copy of Golden Years of Rail Travel here.
The Times Golden Years of Rail Travel, on sale now!
- ISBN: 9780008323752
- Imprint: Times Books
- Format: Hardcover
- Trimsize: 282x219mm
- Pages: 272
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