The Iron Road

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Beginning with the earliest development from wagonways to railways, and ending with maglev trains that use electromagnetic suspension and guideways, this history is made up of over illustrated 60 chapters that delve into topics as diverse as Cuban sugar railways, bridges, railway barons, First World War field railways and China's high-speed bullet trains. Along with trains and technology, Wolmar aims to tell a 'richer history, set in a wider social context' and reveal the impact of the railway on the modern world.

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The Iron Road

The Iron Road

The Illustrated History of the Railway

DK2014

Hardback400pp Illustrated240x162mm

9781409347996     Product Code: 219369

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Beginning with the earliest development from wagonways to railways, and ending with maglev trains that use electromagnetic suspension and guideways, this history is made up of over illustrated 60 chapters that delve into topics as diverse as Cuban sugar railways, bridges, railway barons, First World War field railways and China's high-speed bullet trains. Along with trains and technology, Wolmar aims to tell a 'richer history, set in a wider social context' and reveal the impact of the railway on the modern world.

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