British Rail (Hardback)
  • British Rail (Hardback)

British Rail (Hardback)

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Hardback 416 Pages
Published: 09/06/2022
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The undoubted king of British locomotive literature turns his attention to the rise and fall of British Rail, telling a dramatic and shocking story through meticulous research and page-turning prose.

An authoritative and enthralling history of of the rise and fall of the state-owned British Rail.

Drawing on extensive research and in-depth access, Christian Wolmar provides a new perspective on a story long simplified. British Rail is ripe for a new history.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241456200
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 685 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 38 mm


Wolmar's book is impeccably organized and makes a fast, enjoyable read - The Times Literary Supplement

Wolmar is the high priest of railway studies - Literary Review

Praise for Christian Wolmar - -

The greatest expert on British trains - The Guardian

Our most eminent transport journalist - The Spectator

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“Fascinating read”

Christian Wolmer has a very easy going style that makes this possibly stuffy subject an interesting read for enthusiasts and those with only a passing interest.

Covers everything from Nationalisation through to... More

Hardback edition
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“Evidence to Convince a Court”

A very detailed overview of how BR improved and was then killed. Easily readable, detailed, yet interesting and humourful. Worth a read for those who like politics, labour, and transport. Also readable for foreigners.

Paperback edition
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