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By Peter Burman,Michael Stratton

nice Britain not just invented the main-line railway yet has additionally led the best way in it truly is upkeep - not only locomotves and carriages but in addition the structures and constructions that endure witness to the boldness of railway builders, architects and engineers. This ebook defines the character of the railway background - from signalboxes, viaducts, tunnels and locomotive depots - after which discusses priorities and the easiest perform for it truly is conservation. the topic is a strongly topical one as a result of present drawback over privatization, the consequences of deliberate high-speed rail hyperlinks and energetic debates about the function of the fanatic in railway preservation.

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