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British railway history.

C. Hamilton Ellis

British railway history.

by C. Hamilton Ellis

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Published by Allen andUnwin in London .
Written in English


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Maps show the evolution of early wagon routes into the first railway routes, the frenetic activity of the ‘Railway Mania’ years, and the consolidation of these lines into a national network. This exciting presentation of railway development will interest the enthusiast as well as the more general student of British transport : Michael Freeman, Derek Aldcroft. The gateway to Britain's National Rail network. A portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions; train times; fares enquiries; ticket purchase and train running information.

As early as Georgius Agricola, in his book on minerals, De re metallica, mentioned a mining railway running on wooden poles. The replacement of wooden poles by cast-iron rails in the late 18th cent. and the development by Richard Trevithick in of a locomotive capable of heavy haulage (20 tons) prepared the railroad for uses other than. Bibliography of British railway history. London, Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) Online version: Ottley, George. Bibliography of British railway history. London, Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Ottley.

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