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  • British Railways in the 1970s and 80sby Greg Morse

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an 'Age of the Train', Monday morning misery continued for many, the commuter experience steadily... more...

  • British Railways in the 1950s and '60sby Greg Morse

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 7.95

    As Britain moved from austerity to prosperity in the 1950s and 1960s, it became clear that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. After attempting to maintain pre-war networks and technology in the 1950s, a reversal of... more...

  • Railway Accidentsby Greg Morse

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 7.95

    Accidents are shocks to any system, and the railways are no exception. Though Britain?s rail network is now among the world?s safest, it has been wrought by generations of experiment and occasional tragedy, its reliability developed often in response to particular accidents that demonstrated problems or vulnerabilities. Early incidents like the felling... more...

  • British Railways in the 1970s and ?80sby Greg Morse

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99

    For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an 'Age of the Train', Monday morning misery continued for many, the commuter experience steadily... more...

  • British Railways in the 1950s and ?60sby Greg Morse

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    As Britain moved from austerity to prosperity in the 1950s and 1960s, it became clear that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. After attempting to maintain pre-war networks and technology in the 1950s, a reversal of policy... more...

  • Railway Accidentsby Greg Morse

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Britain's rail network is now among the safest in the world, but the journey that brought it to that point has been long and eventful. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephenson's Rocket (1830) showed how new ideas could bring new dangers; yet from disaster came new safety measures, and within fifty years better signalling... more...

  • British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and ?60sby Greg Morse

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    After the Second World War, the drive for the modernisation of Britain's railways ushered in a new breed of locomotive: the Diesel. Diesel-powered trains had been around for some time, but faced with a coal crisis and the Clean Air Act in the 1950s, it was seen as a part of the solution for British Rail. This beautifully illustrated book, written by... more...

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