Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

BR Blue: A Personal Reflection

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Author: Stephen Owens

In the 1970s and 1980s, the history and heritage of Britain’s railways were still plain to see - it was still recognisably the railway of steam locos, pick-up freight trains, isolated stations, parcels trains, semaphore signals and a timetable that hardly ever changed. The railway seemed old and tired; trains were often late, crowded and uncomfortable, and stations were often less than appealing. It had been constructed in a haphazard way in the previous century, when the railway was seen as the future. Despite this, there remained a dedicated community of enthusiasts who considered the railway to be a masterpiece and would capture it on film whenever possible.

These photographs, published here for the first time, illustrate perfectly why so many view the BR Blue period with such fondness.

Book ISBN 9781445689906

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Sep 2019

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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