Rich in romance and nostalgia, this fascinating book takes the reader on an odyssey around Britain in pursuit of the lost railways.This title focuses on the 10,000 miles of lines closed in Britain since the 1950s, bringing to life the glorious story of train travel as it used to be. Images of the railways' active past and pieces of ephemera capture British rural lines.It documents all the lost and forgotten aspects of railways, including timetabled journeys, stations, tunnels, staff and railway vehicles.Like previous books in the series, "Along Lost Lines" takes a very visual approach to the subject matter by highlighting the places and features that best tell the story, through stunning images and fascinating visual detail.
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Paul Atterbury is a long-time expert on BBC TV's Antiques Roadshow, and has written on railways, Victorian culture and arts, as well as many other topics. He is also the author of Along Country Lines and Branch Line Britain. Paul lives in a converted railway carriage in Dorset.
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Descripción David & Charles, 2007. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M071532568X