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The Kyle Of Lochalsh And Far North Lines

Author : David Price
ISBN : 9781445683058
Genre : Transportation
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A stunning collection of photographs taken along one of the most scenic routes on Britain's railways, located in the Highlands of Scotland.

The Kyle Of Lochalsh Line Great Railway Journeys Through Time

Author : Ewan Crawford
ISBN : 9781445614250
Genre : Transportation
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Kyle of Lochalsh Line has changed and developed over the last century.

Rail Rover Scotland In The 1970s And 1980s

Author : Arnie Furniss
ISBN : 9781445669588
Genre : Transportation
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Arnie Furniss takes the reader on a nostalgic roving tour of Scotland's railways in the 1970s and 1980s.

North Coast Journey

Author : Brigid Benson
ISBN : 9781788850728
Genre : Travel
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This is the essential guide to the north of Scotland, on a route which begins in Inverness, weaves westwards to Applecross and then northwards towards Torridon. From Ullapool it leads to the most northerly points in Britain, passing by Caithness and John o’ Groats before heading south again through Dingwall and to Inverness.In addition to stunning mountains, moors, lochs and beaches, the route also featuresexquisite towns and villages, castles, distilleries, breweries, natural wonders and wildlife. Brigid Benson, who knows the road intimately, divides the route into manageable chunks, suggesting where to discover history, observe wildlife, meet great local characters, shop at quirky stores, taste outstanding food, drink in friendly bars and cafes, stand in awe of amazing sights, and recommending places to picnic, swim, surf, walk and stargaze. And great places to camp and stay. She also draws attention to attention to potential pitfalls, offering useful advice on single-track roads, fuel, car problems, planning realistic itineraries, and much more.

Railway Renaissance

Author : Gareth David
ISBN : 9781473862036
Genre : Transportation
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When a 35 mile stretch of the former Waverley route from Edinburgh to Carlisle reopened on 6 September 2015, it became the most significant reopening of any UK railway since the infamous Beeching Report ,'The reshaping of British Railways', was published in March 1963. In his report, Dr Riochard Beeching recommended sweeping closures of lines across the UK to improve the financial performance of British railways, which led to wholesale closures over the following decade and a reduction in the UK rail network from 18,000 miles in 1963, to some 11,000 miles a decade later. But since that low point was reached in the early 1970s a revolution has been taking place. Passenger traffic on the railways is now at its highest level since the 1940s and from Alloa to Aberdare, as well as from Mansfield to Maesteg, closed lines have reopened and the tide of Beeching closures has been gradually rolled back. Scores of stations have been reopened and on many of the newly revived lines, passenger traffic is far exceeding the forecasts used to support their reopening. In this comprehensive survey of new and reopened railways and stations across England, Scotland and Wales, Gareth David asks what it tells us about Dr Beeching's report, looking at how lines that were earmarked for closure in that report, but escaped the axe, have fared and reviews the host of further routes, which are either set to be reopened or are the focus of reopening campaigns.

The Railway Heritage Of Britain

Author : Gordon Biddle
ISBN : UOM:39015004483007
Genre : Railroads
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The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015047952885
Genre : Railroads
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The Pre Grouping Railways

Author : Christine Heap
ISBN : UIUC:30112005618795
Genre : Railroads
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Scotland Edinburgh Glasgow And The Highlands As Far North As Aberdeen Inverness Gairloch And Stornoway With A Description Of The Various Approaches By Land And Sea From The South

Author : Mountford John Byrde Baddeley
ISBN : HARVARD:32044011195344
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The West Highland Railway

Author : John A. McGregor
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121949650
Genre : Railroads
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This book addresses the general politics of promotion and the disputes over state assistance for the Fort William-Mallaig line, rather than the heroics and the romance of construction and operation. It reviews other schemes, more or less successful. And it examines the expectations bound up with the railway development, asking how far these had been achieved, or remained relevant, by 1914.'I think I have sometimes made two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, and that is ... perhaps the highest function a man can do for his country': Charles Forman, civil engineer, evidence in support of the Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway, 1896.

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