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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780715324165
ISBN-10: 0715324160
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 216mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: David & Charles
Publisher: David & Charles
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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