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Book Review: Great Innovators of North East England by Colin Alexander and Bob Kelley

4.5 out of 5Well recommended for anyone interested in the history of North East England.

This book explores the stories behind some of the significant figures from…

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Book Review: The Sandstone Steam Railway – the story continues by David Richardson

This book describes the world's most ambitious preservation project, which is home…

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Book Review: Thompson, His Life and Locomotives by Tim Hillier-Graves

Thompson, His Life and Locomotives is an immensely readable biography of the…

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Book Review: The Minor Railways of East Anglia: Development Demise & Destiny by Rob Shorland-Ball

3 out of 5Very poor organisation with too much irrelevant information.

This book describes some of the minor railways of the region that…

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Book Review: The Metropolitan-Vickers Type 2 Co-Bo Diesel-Electric Locomotives by Anthony P. Sayer

This book provides a detailed history of these unsuccessful locomotives, commonly known…

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Book Review: The History of the London Underground Map by Caroline Roope

This book traces the history of London’s iconic ‘Tube’ map which has…

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Book Review: Southern Railway 0-6-0 Tender Goods Locomotive Classes: a Survey & Overview by David Maidment

This book describes the 0-6-0 tender goods locomotives of the Southern Railway…

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Book Review: Rails from Shrewsbury: A Pictorial Journey 1970s to 2012 by Peter J Green

4.3 out of 5This book continues Peter J Green’s series of books featuring railways at the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st century. He has chosen an excellent selection of photographs that provide a good impression of services on the multiplicity of lines that radiate from Shrewsbury.

This book illustrates trains on lines around Shrewsbury from just after the…

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