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Stopping-Train Britain

£6.99

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"How long the country train will survive is questionable. But whatever the politicians decide, Stopping-Train Britain will ensure that the romance of railways is not forgotten. Alexander Frater, accompanied by photographer Alain Le Garsmeur, travelled up and down ten lines around Britain, deliberately choosing a mixture of the famous and the obscure. Each route is much more than a mere record of a journey. It is also a look at the people who live and work long the line, the most memorable characters associated with it and the men who conceived and built it. The book, which originated as a series of articles in The Observer Magazine, is really a celebration of some of the most remote and beautiful corners of the British Isles and recalls an era which, whether we like it or not, is coming to an end."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Frater, A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1983
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
167
Publisher:
The Observer Ltd

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"How long the country train will survive is questionable. But whatever the politicians decide, Stopping-Train Britain will ensure that the romance of railways is not forgotten. Alexander Frater, accompanied by photographer Alain Le Garsmeur, travelled up and down ten lines around Britain, deliberately choosing a mixture of the famous and the obscure. Each route is much more than a mere record of a journey. It is also a look at the people who live and work long the line, the most memorable characters associated with it and the men who conceived and built it. The book, which originated as a series of articles in The Observer Magazine, is really a celebration of some of the most remote and beautiful corners of the British Isles and recalls an era which, whether we like it or not, is coming to an end."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Frater, A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1983
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
167
Publisher:
The Observer Ltd

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