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The GWR Handbook : The Great Western Railway 1923-47 - DAVID WRAGG

The GWR Handbook

The Great Western Railway 1923-47

Paperback Published: 25th May 2016
ISBN: 9780750967525
Number Of Pages: 248

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For many the GWR was synonymous with holidays by the sea in the West Country, but it was built to serve as a fast railway line to London, especially for the merchants and financiers of Bristol. Its operations stretched as far as Merseyside, it provided most services in Wales, and it was the main line to Cardiff, Bristol, Cornwall and Birmingham.

This book, a classic first published in 2006, reveals the equipment, stations, network, shipping and air services, bus operations including Western National, and overall reach and history of the GWR. Forming part of a series, along with The LMS Handbook, The LNER Handbook and The Southern Railway Handbook, this new edition provides an authoritative and highly detailed reference of information about the GWR.

About the Author

David Wragg has written many books on railway, aviation and defence subjects, including 'Wartime on the Railways', 'The Southern Railway Story', 'The LMS Story, the LNER Story' and 'The GWR Story' for The History Press. He has also written on these subjects for The Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator and The Scotsman. He lives near Edinburgh.

ISBN: 9780750967525
ISBN-10: 0750967528
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 25th May 2016
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 17.2  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.61

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