The Building of Britain's Railways
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The British railway system is the oldest in the world. This fascinating book describes the early days in the British railway industry, from the opening of the first public steam inter-city railway line in 1830 and Robert Stephenson's Rocket, through to the glory days of the Flying Scotsman and the expansion of the national rail networks in the 1940s to form British Railways. With a biography of George Stephenson the Father of the Railways and his son Robert, a timeline and Track Facts, this book is a must for anyone with an interest in trains and train travel.

Author: Catherine Chambers
ISBN: 9781474734202
Format:  Hardcover
Price: £12.99
Pages: 32
Series: Aspects of British History Beyond 1066

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Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 Pack A of 2


The Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 series looks at significant developments, events and turning points in Britain's history from 1066 onwards. Each book describes events as they unfolded at the time as well as the effects that they have had on the Britain we know today.

ISBN: 9781474734226
Pack Price: £24.68

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