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By Don Benn

ISBN-10: 1473858445

ISBN-13: 9781473858442

Railway Anthology is a set of ordinarily formerly unpublished articles and brief tales, protecting a lifelong curiosity in railways. It spans a large spectrum through the years, from the early days in Kent in 1960, during the many hours at the lineside at the Surrey Hills line and the South Western major line, to the final frantic years of steam at the Southern, and the present steam scene, in addition to the privileged and fascinating occasions spent driving at the footplate of steam locomotives.

It majors at the author’s major railway passions of steam locomotives, teach operating functionality, together with sleek cause energy and all concerns Southern. Locomotive functionality in Europe and a tramway also are integrated, as is an engaging minor- and little-visited slender gauge railway in Southern England, plus background traction at the London Underground.

The booklet includes nearly 350 illustrations, many in color, in addition to modern timetable extracts and copies of workstation pages, which conceal shed visits in Scotland. Fifty teach operating logs are integrated, including a few special files of days spent by means of the linesides of railways whilst steam used to be nonetheless the essential cause strength in elements of the south.

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