British Railways in the 1950S and '60S download free [PDF and Ebook] by Greg Morse

British Railways in the 1950S and '60S download free [PDF and Ebook] by Greg Morse year 2012
  • Book name: British Railways in the 1950S and '60S
  • Author: Greg Morse
  • Release date: 2012/6/9
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780747811688
  • Rating: 9.47 of 10
  • Votes: 405
  • Review by: Kyng Bustamante
  • Review rating: 8.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/8
  • Total pages: 56
  • Includes a PDF summary of 5 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 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 in the 1960s brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Dr Beeching and his successors strove to break even and build a new business from the old. From Britannia to the 'Blue Pullman', Evening Star to Inter-City, Greg Morse takes us through this turbulent twenty-year period, which started with drab prospects and ended with BR poised to launch the fastest diesel-powered train in the world.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 2H21M52S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Local History, Trains & Railways, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Transportation Books
  • Available formats: PNG, EPUB, TXT, FB2, WORD, PDF, DOC, MOBI. Compressed in ZIP, TAR.LZO, TAR.Z, LZMA, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.86 USD
  • Dimensions: 149x210x5.08mm
  • Weight: 134g
  • Printed by: Shire Publications
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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