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By Paul Atterbury

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the current, no mode of go back and forth has captured the hearts of the British humans just like the railways. In wartime and peace, alongside significant routes and minor, steam, diesel and electrical trains have moved items, taken commuters to paintings or households on vacations - a relentless presence in an always-changing lifestyle. A Century of Railway commute tells the tale of 1 hundred years of Britain's railway background utilizing extraordinary full-page imagery with observation from bestselling writer Paul Atterbury. He explains the arguable heritage and certain allure of the railways, and his professional eye steers the reader from the heyday of steam to the tragedy that was once Beeching and rail's contemporary revival. The publication stops to contemplate the good steam engines, the drivers, baggage, passengers, postcards, tickets, station scenes and carriage interiors all of us take into accout so fondly.

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