Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

The Midland Region in the 1970s and 1980s

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The Midlands has always offered a range of interesting locales for the rail enthusiast - Nottingham, Guide Bridge, Birmingham New Street and, of course, Crewe. As well as the usual range of passenger traffic, the region has a rich history of interesting workings - long, slow freights, merry-go-round coal trains and colourful Freightliner services - especially in the 1970s and 1980s, when Andy Gibbs explored the region with a camera and a desire to record this interesting part of the British rail scene.

Starting at Marylebone and heading north to Leamington Spa before coming back to London for the West London line and Kensington Olympia, Andy Gibbs offers a nostalgic portrait of the Midland Region when loose-coupled freights still lingered on and Peaks ruled the roost on Cross-Country services with a range of evocative and previously unpublished photographs.

Book ISBN 9781445681870

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Jul 2019

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £11.99

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