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The World the Railways Made: Christian Wolmar's Railway Library Hardcover – 25 Sep 2014

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  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus; 1st Edition edition (25 Sept. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1781858365
  • ISBN-13: 978-1781858363
  • Product Dimensions: 3.8 x 17.8 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,053,300 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'The story of rail travel is two-sided - on the one hand, a tale of extraordinary feats of engineering and design and, on the other, one of changing passenger experiences' TLS.

About the Author

Nicholas Faith is a distinguished British author and journalist. He was for many years a senior editor on the business pages of The Sunday Times and The Economist and was a regular contributor to the Financial Times. Christian Wolmar is a journalist, author, politician and Britain's leading railway historian.

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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Scotsalloer on 23 Aug. 2009
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A fine account, well written, popular byt well informed, ively,enlightened by little bignettes, largely fortgotten points and incidents across the industrilaising world from 1900. Very good.
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