History of the World in 500 Railway Journeys (Hardback)Sarah Baxter (author)
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From prehistoric rock formations to skyscraper cities, slow steam engines to high-speed bullet trains, let A History of the World in 500 Railway Journeys be your guide. Through its beautifully illustrated pages, and 500 awe-inspiring railway journeys, you can chart your own transcontinental itinerary through time. Chug through canyons, steam past ancient monuments, speed through cities, luxuriate in the railcars of presidents and queens, or make express connections between key historical moments or epic eras, A History of the World in 500 Railway Journeys has it all. A must-read for travellers, railfans and history buffs alike, offering inspiration and information in equal measure.
Publisher: Aurum Press
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 227 x 170 mm
"a detailed and highly entertaining account"
"with this book you can travel to some of the world's most remote, remarkable, exotic, and enlightening destinations"
"a fascinating historical book"-- Les Scott * BBC Radio Stoke *
"Buy this book! And don't just buy it, but read it too. You will be in for a truly amazing journey" -- Vitali Vitaliev * E&T magazine *
"A real treasure trove" * Evergreen magazine *
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