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A Century and a Half of SR 150 - The Southern Railway

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Product description

This text celebrates the 150th anniversary of the opening of the major part of the London & Southampton, demonstrating it was not all plain sailing. Retelling in words and pictures the full story of the smallest of the four major companies of the Grouping era, with contributions from experts in all fields including many who worked on the line. The Southern developed its own touch of magic, created the world's largest suburban electrification, and increased its passengers by 50%, despite the depression and road competition.
This copy is in fine condition without the usual signs of shelf-wear and showing little evidence of having been opened or read.

Item details

Author(s):
St John Thomas, David
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
285 x 220 x 20 mm approx.
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715391488
ISBN-13:
9780715391488
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Guild

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This text celebrates the 150th anniversary of the opening of the major part of the London & Southampton, demonstrating it was not all plain sailing. Retelling in words and pictures the full story of the smallest of the four major companies of the Grouping era, with contributions from experts in all fields including many who worked on the line. The Southern developed its own touch of magic, created the world's largest suburban electrification, and increased its passengers by 50%, despite the depression and road competition.
This copy is in fine condition without the usual signs of shelf-wear and showing little evidence of having been opened or read.

Author(s):
St John Thomas, David
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
285 x 220 x 20 mm approx.
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715391488
ISBN-13:
9780715391488
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Guild

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