The Subterranean Railway

December 1st, 2009 Videos no comments

Is reopening Beeching lines the way forward?

June 30th, 2009 The Telegraph 3 comments
This is the new age of the train. The railways had a generally bad 20th century, being outfought and ultimately replaced by the car and the aeroplane, but now in the 21st they are enjoying a renaissance that is spreading across the world. Here in Britain, where the railway was invented and first developed 170 years ago, people are rediscovering the joys of train travel. The days of slam door trains ...

The Railway Blues Trailer

December 3rd, 2008 Videos 5 comments

How London was Built (clip)

December 3rd, 2008 Videos no comments

Time Shift – Between the Lines

December 1st, 2008 Videos no comments

Fire and Steam Review by Peter Lyth

This new history of BritainĀ¹s railways comes from the prolific pen of the nationĀ¹s most passionate and well-known advocate of rail transport and travel. Christian Wolmar is an award-winning journalist who has made his name investigating the sad state of our urban and intercity railways with critical and incisive accounts such as Down the Tube (the London Underground) and ...

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