It is a fascinating read and this reprint will no doubt excite a new generation of enthusiasts and attract more visitors to the mid-Wales narrow gauge line. --Model Railway Express
It is a unique railway history story of people, their camaraderie and struggles, of the time and of keeping terribly old and worn-out steam locomotives going. --Journal of the Railway & Canal Historical Society
About the Author
L.T.C. ROLT was born in Chester in February 1910 and died in 1974. He was an engineer and craftsman whose passion for Britain's industrial heritage led him to become one of the foremost historians of the twentieth century. He jointly founded the Inland Waterways Association and also wrote Narrow Boat, Red for Danger and the famous Landscape Trilogy (The History Press).