Branch Line Britain
A Nostalgic Journey Celebrating a Golden Age 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Paul Atterbury
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Branch Line Britain by Paul Atterbury
Book DescriptionThis book offers a fascinating insight into the golden age of rail travel for everyone with fond memories of this often ignored aspect of British history. It includes existing, preserved and lost branch lines - 62 in total - from the far north of Scotland to Cornwall. It contains 22 special feature spreads on related topics including on holiday, toy trains and working on the railway.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780715324165
(279mm x 216mm x 20mm)
Imprint: David & Charles
Publisher: David & Charles
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Atterbury
Railway Experience, Hardback (February 2017)
A stunning look back at Britain s railway heritage, with mass-market appeal as a gift book. It will especially appeal to those interested in Britain s steam railways."
Antiques Roadshow: World War I in 100 Family Treasures, Hardback (August 2014)
To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, the Antiques Roadshow team filmed a series of specials at the Somme, where the public brought in their family's war memorabilia and photographs. This book selects 100 stories that shows how they fit in to the wider history that was occurring around them.
Century of Railway Travel, Hardback (February 2014)
From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, the railway has captured the hearts and imaginations of the British people like no other mode of travel. This title presents one hundred years of the British passenger's story, using full-page imagery with commentary.
Mapping Britain's Lost Branch Lines, Hardback (October 2013)» View all books by Paul Atterbury
Paul Atterbury explores the British railway maps of Great Britain from the 1920s and 1930s, on a county-by-county basis, reviewing the railway lines, such as lost passenger branch lines, closed passenger lines and open passenger lines, while covering aspects of railway and county history.
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Author Biography - Paul Atterbury
Paul Atterbury is a life-long railway enthusiast and has written several books exploring Britain's railway heritage. He has been an expert on BBC1's "Antiques Roadshow" for many years. Paul lives in a converted railway carriage near Bridport, Dorset.
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