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BR in the Eighties

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Product description

Few decades have seen greater or more dramatic changes in the railways than the 1980s. Closures, openings, changes in motive power and signalling, the return of the Pullmans, not to mention the Channel Tunnel, all served to make it a decade to remember, and all are covered in this volume.

Written by the authors of the "150" and "Great Days" series, it is both a nostalgic look back and a definitive record of this eventful period. Helped by a team of distinguished contributors and photographers, Patrick Whitehouse and David St John Thomas have produced a wide-ranging study.

There is a detailed investigation of BR's various sectors, a survey of the various closures and openings, a look at the changing world of special and charter trains and a profile of steam's tenuous hold on BR during the decade. The colour and black and white photographs complement the text, providing technical reference as well as an evocation of a decade which proved to be considerably more interesting and rewarding for railway enthusiasts than seemed possible when it began.

Item details

Author(s):
Thomas D St. John & Whitehouse P
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715398547
ISBN-13:
9780715398548
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
David & Charles
Title:
BR in the Eighties

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Few decades have seen greater or more dramatic changes in the railways than the 1980s. Closures, openings, changes in motive power and signalling, the return of the Pullmans, not to mention the Channel Tunnel, all served to make it a decade to remember, and all are covered in this volume.

Written by the authors of the "150" and "Great Days" series, it is both a nostalgic look back and a definitive record of this eventful period. Helped by a team of distinguished contributors and photographers, Patrick Whitehouse and David St John Thomas have produced a wide-ranging study.

There is a detailed investigation of BR's various sectors, a survey of the various closures and openings, a look at the changing world of special and charter trains and a profile of steam's tenuous hold on BR during the decade. The colour and black and white photographs complement the text, providing technical reference as well as an evocation of a decade which proved to be considerably more interesting and rewarding for railway enthusiasts than seemed possible when it began.

Author(s):
Thomas D St. John & Whitehouse P
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715398547
ISBN-13:
9780715398548
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
David & Charles
Title:
BR in the Eighties

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