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Ultimate train

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Ultimate Train is an invaluable source of reference for the seasoned railway enthusiast and the curious traveller alike packed with a wealth of fascinating information about the evolution of the train. History of the Railways Ultimate Train opens with the comprehensive and lavishly illustrated history of the railways which explores the global impact trains have had since the construction of the first steam locomotive in 1804. Bringing the story right up to date with an examination of the magnetic levitation trains currently in development this book celebrates the great diversity of train design and engineering over the last 200 years. Gallery of Trains The main body of the book features urban industrial freight and military trains as well as providing outstanding coverage on significant steam diesel and electric passenger trains from around the world. Alongside this gallery of trains are unique portraits of landmark trains from Stephenson's Rocket to the latest Japanese high-speed train the Nozomi. Dramatic large-format photographs and precise details give the reader a personal view of trains including a driver's-eye view of the inside of the cab. Specification panels provide at a glance the performance capability of each of these trains. Unique Biographical Section Gaining a complete picture of these trains would not be possible without a look at the designers engineers and innovators who were responsible for them so an extensive section of biographies profiles the people who changed the face of transportation around the world.

Excellent pages, a little board and edge wear.

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Author(s):
Peter Herring
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0751306983
ISBN-13:
9780751306989
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Dorling Kindersley

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Ultimate Train is an invaluable source of reference for the seasoned railway enthusiast and the curious traveller alike packed with a wealth of fascinating information about the evolution of the train. History of the Railways Ultimate Train opens with the comprehensive and lavishly illustrated history of the railways which explores the global impact trains have had since the construction of the first steam locomotive in 1804. Bringing the story right up to date with an examination of the magnetic levitation trains currently in development this book celebrates the great diversity of train design and engineering over the last 200 years. Gallery of Trains The main body of the book features urban industrial freight and military trains as well as providing outstanding coverage on significant steam diesel and electric passenger trains from around the world. Alongside this gallery of trains are unique portraits of landmark trains from Stephenson's Rocket to the latest Japanese high-speed train the Nozomi. Dramatic large-format photographs and precise details give the reader a personal view of trains including a driver's-eye view of the inside of the cab. Specification panels provide at a glance the performance capability of each of these trains. Unique Biographical Section Gaining a complete picture of these trains would not be possible without a look at the designers engineers and innovators who were responsible for them so an extensive section of biographies profiles the people who changed the face of transportation around the world.

Excellent pages, a little board and edge wear.

Author(s):
Peter Herring
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0751306983
ISBN-13:
9780751306989
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Dorling Kindersley

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