London's Railways 1967-1977 · A Snap Shot in Time

London's Railways 1967-1977 · A Snap Shot in Time
Authors
Blake, Jim
Publisher
Wharncliffe Books
Tags
transportation , railroads , general
ISBN
9781473849280
Date
2015-09-30T00:00:00+00:00
Size
127.66 MB
Lang
en
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This pictorial book covers London’s railways from 1967 to 1977, showing the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction.

This volume has a very readable narrative, telling tales of the authors adventures during his many trips around the London railway network.

The volume encapsulates a period of time in Britain, during which a great deal of change was taking place, not only with railways and transport, but also socially and economically.

This pictorial book covers London's railways from 1967 to 1977, showing the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction.This volume has a very readable narrative, telling tales of the authors adventures during his many trips around the London railway network.The volume encapsulates a period of time in Britain, during which a great deal of change was taking place, not only with railways and transport, but also socially and economically.Jim Blake, describes all of these changes, while also looking at the capitals transport scene of the period.