Railway technology, engineering & trades

    George and Robert Stephenson

    By L. T. C. Rolt

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    Paperback £10.25

    A brilliant, perceptive biography of the father and son who initiated the age of the railway.

    Second Age of Rail

    By Murray Hughes

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    Speed on steel wheels has fascinated engineers for nearly two centuries, and a string of stunning records in the last twenty-five years has pushed railway engineering towards new frontiers. Japan - pioneer of high-speed train technology - set the precedent with its legendary bullet trains in 1964; since then a...

    Thomas Hackworth

    By George Turner Smith

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    Thomas Hackworth has been overlooked by history. He had both the fortune and misfortune to be the brother of a renowned railway engineer. He built a hundred steam locomotives, operated some of the earliest railways and produced engines that powered the first steam ships It is time for Tom Hackworth's...

    How to Become a Railway Signaller: The Ultimate Guide to Bec

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    British Steam Locomotive Builders

    By James W. Lowe

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    The reprinting of this important book will fill a gap in available publications on locomotive construction, which has existed for many years.

    How to Become a Train Driver - the Ultimate Insider's Guide

    By Richard McMunn

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    The Civilizing Machine: A Cultural History of Mexican Railroads, 1876-1910

    By Michael Matthews

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    Explores the ideological and cultural milieu that shaped the Mexican people's understanding of technology. Intrinsically tied to the Porfiriato, the booming railroad network represented material progress in a country seeking its place in the modern world. Matthews discloses how the railroad's development represented the crowning achievement of the regime.

    Along UTA Lines: Ulster\'s Rail Network in the 1960s

    By Ian McLarnon Sinclair

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    A picture album that gives a detailed portrait of the infrastructure of the railway network in Northern Ireland a few years before the creation of NIR. It features many of the buildings, bridges and signalling systems which were swept away in the modernisation of the 1980s and 1990s.

    Fermanagh\'s Railways: A Photographic Tribute

    By Norman Johnston

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    Paperback £15.96

    Covers all three railway companies to operate in Fermanagh as well as the bus services. This title helps the enthusiast and layperson alike to have a greater insight into the stations, the trains and the people of the railway age in Fermanagh.

    Practical Railway Engineering 2nd Edition

    By Clifford F. Bonnett

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    Covers the very wide spectrum of all aspects of railway engineering for all engineering disciplines, in a 'broad brush' way giving a good overall knowledge of what is involved in planning, designing, constructing and maintaining a railway.

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