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Voices from the Railways free pdf This collection of over 70 first-hand accounts gives fresh insight into the social changes brought about by our railways. The anecdotes gathered within this book include William Wordsworth's complaint about a proposed line through the Lake District, an engine driver's reward for transporting Queen Victoria, a signalman's brush with Winston Churchill, an anonymous poem about a romantic branch line journey, and the personal reminiscences of a woman train driver. All of these voices, some famous, others previously unheard, give a mouthpiece to this unique period in history for the very first time.

About Julian Holland

Julian Holland is one of the foremost railway authors working in Britain today. His books are consistently among the top 20 railway titles and include Mapping the Railways (The Times/ HaperCollins), The Lost Joy of Railways (D

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Author : Julian Holland
Publisher : Automobile Association
Data Published : 01 May 2013
ISBN : 0749574089
EAN : 9780749574086
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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