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Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with this beautiful Times railway book.
Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain’s railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera.
Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain’s railway history – gone forever but never forgotten.
Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering three important periods:
- Late 19th century to 1922. The zenith of Britain’s railways, with 120 companies operating
- 1923 to 1947. Railway companies are grouped into the ‘Big Four’
- 1948 to 1994. Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways
The Golden Years of Rail Travel is the perfect gift for all rail enthusiasts.