Faith, Nicholas: Classic Trains
Book Number: 4976
Boxtree Macmillan in assoc with Channel 4 London, England 1997 144 pages colour sepia and b/w photos - Exploring the "golden age" of railways - a period of privately owned, competitive companies - this book details the early explosion of "rail fever", which resulted in the carving up of the English countryside to accommodate the new "iron horses". From these dramatic and turbulent beginnings, readers are led through the birth, demise and possible resurgence of the environmentally friendly rail-cars and trams. The book also looks at the London Underground.