BBC History Magazine

BBC History Magazine

The railways and war

The railways and war

  The nature of war changed radically in the 19th century. Conflicts became longer, they were waged over far greater ...
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The best railway books

The best railway books

The literature of railways is more crowded than a morning commuter train into Waterloo. There are more than 25,000 titles ...
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Fire and Steam Review by Peter Lyth

Fire and Steam Review by Peter Lyth

This new history of Britain¹s railways comes from the prolific pen of the nation¹s most passionate and well-known advocate of ...
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Book Review: Battle for the North

Book Review: Battle for the North

Charles McKean, Battle for the North, Granta, £9.99 Competition rather than cooperation was the stimulus for the construction of the ...
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