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Fifty Years of Railway Signalling

£9.99

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Subtitled: In Celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers 1912 - 1962.

The first fifty years of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers covers a period of intense interest in railway history. It begins at the time when power was first superseding manual operation, when track circuiting was in its infancy, and thoughts were beginning to turn away from the traditional lower quadrant semaphore signal in Britain.

In this book, the author recalls the major developments of the period and the men responsible. The discussions on vital matters throw a vivid light upon the opinions and ideas of the day, while the references to the Commonwealth and Continental practice extend the scope of the book far beyond the confines of the British Isles.

The dust jacket, which is not price clipped, shows some signs of shelf wear and has a couple of small tears at the top of the spine. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Nock, O.S.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9.25" by 6.25"
Edition:
First, 1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers
Title:
Fifty Years of Railway Signalling

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Subtitled: In Celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers 1912 - 1962.

The first fifty years of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers covers a period of intense interest in railway history. It begins at the time when power was first superseding manual operation, when track circuiting was in its infancy, and thoughts were beginning to turn away from the traditional lower quadrant semaphore signal in Britain.

In this book, the author recalls the major developments of the period and the men responsible. The discussions on vital matters throw a vivid light upon the opinions and ideas of the day, while the references to the Commonwealth and Continental practice extend the scope of the book far beyond the confines of the British Isles.

The dust jacket, which is not price clipped, shows some signs of shelf wear and has a couple of small tears at the top of the spine. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Nock, O.S.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9.25" by 6.25"
Edition:
First, 1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers
Title:
Fifty Years of Railway Signalling

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