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The Railways: Nation, Network and People

The Railways: Nation, Network and People

Britain's railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from...
The Railway: British Track Since 1804

The Railway: British Track Since 1804

Never before has a comprehensive history been written of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways, and cliff railways, in Great Britain. And yet it w...
Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals

Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals

From the railway's beginnings, the station building, itself, had civic importance greater than ordinary structures. Let historian Brian Solomon show you how bea...
The Railways: Nation, Network and People

The Railways: Nation, Network and People

Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2015 Currently filming for BBC programme Full Steam AheadBritain's railways have been a vital part of national life for ne...
The Railway Navvies

The Railway Navvies

Preached at and plundered, sworn at and swindled, the anarchic group of labourers who built the 19th century railway system in Great Britain, remodelled the cou...
Early Railway Chemistry and its Legacy: RSC

Early Railway Chemistry and its Legacy: RSC

One of the most important parts of British heavy industry today is our railway system. Its constant appearances in news bulletins, its enormous appeal to fans o...