All Aboard!: Remembering Britain’s Railways (Paperback)
  • All Aboard!: Remembering Britain’s Railways (Paperback)

All Aboard!: Remembering Britain’s Railways (Paperback)

Paperback 256 Pages
Published: 13/04/2023
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From best-selling railway expert, Julian Holland, explore Britain’s historical railways in All Aboard.

The history of Britain’s railways is a long and fascinating one, filled with stories of grand endeavours, noted figures and record-breaking feats.

Julian Holland brings together a unique miscellany of intriguing tales and engaging trivia – the perfect collection for every railway enthusiast.

Stories range from Bulleid’s 'Chinese Laundries', trainspotting trips in Wales and Scotland and Liverpool’s ‘Dockers’ Umbrella' to railway artists and clergy, a railway-owned airline and railways that were never built.

Find out about
• The Royal Scot’s 11,000-mile journey in the USA and Canada
• A narrow gauge island railway in the middle of the Bristol Channel
• How the London & South Western Railway saved the British Empire
• Mallard’s unbeaten world speed record of 1938
• How to fly by Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Plymouth
• The 75-mile network of narrow gauge railways on the Isle of Skye
• How another 4,500 miles of railway escaped closure by Dr Beeching

All Aboard is a delightful miscellany for every railway enthusiast, filled with fascinating and obscure stories, facts and figures.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008467975
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 15 mm


“If the author is Julian Holland, and the subject is railways, you know you’re going to be in for a treat” Cotswold Life

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