Signalling & Signal Boxes Along the North British Railway, G

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Over the course of several volumes, Allen Jackson uses an array of photographs to lavishly illustrate the story of signalling in the principal constituents of the LNER - continuing here with the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC. The LNER is most popularly remembered by the Railway Races to the North in the 1870s and trains like the Flying Scotsman and streamlined record breaker Mallard. The last link with such glory days is the mechanical signalling and signal boxes, many of which have witnessed the LNER's finest exploits. This way of life is coming to an end and this book records some of the last of the semaphore scene, which in some cases is no longer with us and the rest is on notice. Although the LNER was the 2nd largest railway company, it had the largest route mileage and area served. From bucolic East Anglian branch lines to the intensity of the Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland coal fields and the chemical industry and shipping of Teeside.
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Stock Code A6768.0
Author Jacson A
ISBN13 9781445667683
Format Softback
Height(mm) 234
Width(mm) 165
Page Count 96
Pictures 130
Publication Date 20 Nov 2017
Publisher AMBERLEY PUBLISHING
Publication Status Available
Record last updated 15/01/2019