The Train Book



    The Train Book

    The Definitive Visual History

    Sam Atkinson; Jemima Dunne; Kathryn Hennessy

    DK 2015

    Paperback 320pp Illustrated 275x230

    9780241240229   Product Code: 20546

    Often associated with nostalgia for bygone local services, the history of the train is in fact a story of global, nation-changing consequence and technological innovation that continues to this day. Supported by hundreds of colour 'cut-out' images, The Train Book charts the development of locomotive design from Trevithick's 1803 tram engine to modern metro systems and high speed trains; it profiles the railway pioneers and the most notable trains and, in a final section, explains how railways work.

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