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The Trainmakers : The Story of Wolverton Works
West, Bill
Barracuda Books
ISBN 10: 0860231674
ISBN 13: 9780860231677

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The Trainmakers : The Story of Wolverton Works
West, Bill      
ISBN: 0860231674
Barracuda Books Buckingham, Bucks., England 1982 First Edition  Hard Cover 175 pages index b/w photos line drawings Wolverton railway works was established in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, by the London and Birmingham Railway Company in 1838 at the midpoint of the 112 mile-long route from London to Birmingham. The line was developed by Robert Stephenson following the great success of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway line. The Victorian era new towns of Wolverton and New Bradwell were built to house the workers and service the works. The older towns of Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell grew substantially too, being joined to it by a tramway and branch line (known as the "Newport Nobby"), respectively. The trams were also hauled by steam locomotives : the tram cars were certainly the largest ever in the UK and possibly the world.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019054
Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd  
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