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LNER : The London and North Eastern Railway - Paul Atterbury

LNER

The London and North Eastern Railway

Paperback Published: 1st July 2018
ISBN: 9781784422721
Number Of Pages: 64

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The London and North Eastern Railway, or LNER as it was familiarly known, was one of the Big Four companies that took control of Britain's railway network following the 'Grouping' in 1923. This network represented a challenging mixture of mainline and rural passenger routes, suburban services, and freight and industrial lines across the east coast of England and Scotland.

Despite this challenge, the LNER became famous for its style, speed and efficiency, with record-breaking high-speed routes capturing the public's imagination, supported by iconic locomotives such as the Flying Scotsman and Mallard. Full of beautiful photographs, this is a perfect introduction to one of Britain's best-loved railway operators during the Age of Steam.

About the Author

Paul Atterbury is the author of numerous books on railway topics including Branch Line Britain and Along Lost Lines and has appeared regularly as an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.

Industry Reviews

The author has produced a first-rate introduction to its subject - it is amazing how much he includes in text and well-chosen illustrations. * The Journal of the Railway & Canal Historical Society *

Origins
Building the Network
Mainline Passenger Services and Named Trains
Rural Routes and Branch Lines
Suburban and Commuter Services
Freight Services/Docks and Harbours
The Great Locomotives and their Designers
Great Stations
Poster, Publicity and the Modern Image
LNER at War
The LNER Legacy into the British Railways Era
Further Reading
Places to Visit
Index

ISBN: 9781784422721
ISBN-10: 178442272X
Series: Shire Library
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st July 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 23.1  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.15

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