The Lost Joy of Railways

Divided into the six regions of British railways, this book includes chapters that documents the favourite stations and engine sheds that were a magnet to the spotter.

The Lost Joy of Railways

The Lost Joy of Railways

'The Lost Joy of Railways' will transport you back to the 1950s and 1960s, reminding you not just of the trains, but of personal accounts, journey logs, timetables and photographs. Divided into the six regions of British Railways, each chapter documents the favourite stations and engine sheds that were a magnet to the spotter.

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The Lost Joy of Railways
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Julian Holland
Categories: Railroad trains
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

'The Lost Joy of Railways' will transport you back to the 1950s and 1960s, reminding you not just of the trains, but of personal accounts, journey logs, timetables and photographs. Divided into the six regions of British Railways, each chapter documents the favourite stations and engine sheds that were a
The Times the Joy of Railways
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Julian Holland
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10 - Publisher: Times Books

Journey back to the 1950s and 60s with this nostalgic look at Britain's railways in their glory days. Packed with hundreds of photographs, journey logs, trainspotting notebooks and ephemera. This is a vivid recollection of the whole atmosphere of the railways during that glorious era. Organised by the six regions
Exploring Britain's Lost Railways
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Julian Holland
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Times Books

Thousands of miles of railway lines closed down throughout the 20th century not least following the implementation of the Beeching report in the 1960s. Since then many have been converted to footpaths and cycleways. Fortunately, for both the keen walker and the railway enthusiast, these well worn routes and other
Railway Top Spots
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Julian Holland
Categories: Railroad trains
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

A nostalgic look back at the top spots for trainspotters in the 1950s and 60s. A wealth of memories for those once and always train enthusiasts who can remember the excitement of close encounters with steam and speed, tracks and trains, engines and engineers. Divided into the six British railway
The Times Mapping the Railways
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: David Spaven, Julian Holland
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Collins

"Follow the development, decline and later revival of Britain's railways through a unique collection of old and new maps, commentaries and photographs. The story is traced from early 'waggonways' through the steam era to today's diesel and electric railways."--Back cover.

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