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2 edition of railway race to the North. found in the catalog.

railway race to the North.

O. S. Nock

railway race to the North.

by O. S. Nock

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Published by I. Allan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Great Britain -- Express-trains.,
    • Railroads -- Great Britain.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF57 .N64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p.
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5847238M
      LC Control Number62006213
      OCLC/WorldCa7070662

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      The Great Railway Derby of was a race to the North Posted in Historical articles, History, London, Railways, Scotland, Transport, Travel on Thursday, 10 May Click on any image for details about licensing for commercial or personal use.   Race to the North " was a year of great competition between the East and the West railway companies which ran locomotives out of London .

        The Great Train Race, part 1/4 (Ser Episode 1) Published on: 2 Nov What was the fastest way to the North in the Forties? To find out, Jeremy shovels coal on a train. The race was to finish at a bar near Edinburgh's Waverly train station and would try a re-create a race to the north in post-war Britain - no motorways and no modern trains. Richard's motorbike broke down on a number of occasions, leaving the main race up to James and Jeremy. The race was very close for most of the way, however Jeremy's train.


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Out of 5 stars Railway Race to the North. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Decem Verified Purchase. I read this book some 40 years ago and found it just as absorbing now as then.

Perhaps being a railway buff helps but this is an exciting history of commercial rivalry between the major railway companies competing for the Scottish passenger traffic in the 19th Century.5/5(2). This work traces the history of the British rivalry between the East and West Coast railroad companies, and the race from London to Aberdeen that was the culmination of nearly fifty years of rivalry.

The book contains photographs, illustrations, tables, appendices, and an index. This copy is clean and solid. New - a copy sourced new from the original publishers. Mint - a new condition book although not sourced from the publishers. Fine - clean and sound without major blemishes and only light indications of being previously owned.

Very Good – a presentable copy with indications of previous ownership; faults could include minor inscriptions, cover rubbed or bumped, browning or dusty pages, small. London-Edinburgh Railway Race. London-Aberdeen Railway Race. Railroads -- Great Britain -- Passenger traffic.

Railroads -- Passenger traffic. Great Britain. Railway passenger transport services -- London-Edinburgh Railway Race, & London-Aberdeen Railway Race, Great Britain. These became known as the ‘races to the north’. There were two phases, in andand they spurred the building of new bridges across the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.

David Wragg’s gripping, detailed narrative tells the story of this epic engineering and commercial : £ The Railway Race to the North – Rail Books. Even after the lapse of more than eighty years the race of from London to Aberdeen still stands out as one of the most exciting episodes in British railway history.

But there was far more to it than a succession of thrills in the sporting sense. RAILWAY RACE TO THE NORTH O S NOCK IAN ALLAN SOFTBACK J by J. Click here to see similar items on eBay, and to buy.

Softback, p. by O S Nock. Apart from a couple of small scratches to cover, in pretty good condition. Good account of events of Raising funds for the Stainmore Railway. These became known as the races to the north.

There were two phases, in andand they spurred the building of new bridges across the Firth of Forth and Firth of Wraggs gripping, detailed narrative tells the story of this epic engineering and commercial competition. Buy Railway Race to the North New impression by Nock, O.

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S.: BooksReviews: 2. The Railway Race to the North Hardcover – 1 Jan. by NOCK O S (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price Reviews: 2. The train's conductor, William Allen Fuller, and two other men, chased the stolen train, first on foot, then by a handcar belonging to a work crew shortly north of Big Shanty.

Locomotives of the time normally averaged 15 miles per hour (24 km/h), with short bursts of speed of about 20 miles per hour (32 km/h). Paperback. Paperback, VG. pp, 32pp b/w plates, index, paper rather yellowed, a good copy. Account of the building of the East & West Coast railways lines to Scotalns & the competition between rival rail companies to secure the lucrative North South traffic.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nock, O. (Oswald Stevens), Railway race to the North. London, I. Allan [] (OCoLC) In the late nineteenth century, some of Britains leading main-line railway companies threw caution to the winds in an attempt to provide the fastest passenger express services between London and Scotland.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Illustrated 'as a fascinating insight and also an important record', and Railways Illustrated chose his Southern Railway Handbook as 'Book of the Month'. His most recent. This afternoon I tried to re-enact in my garden a Race to the North in live steam gauge 1 with a Stirling Single and a Precedent class: As far as I know LNWR Hardwicke was indeed in this race but not Stirling Single No 1 but another Stirling Single, But the locomotives run fast enough not to see.

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ASTER Stirling Single with J&M coaches and ASTER Precedent class with Bing for Bassett Lowke coaches re-enacting the s Railway Races to the North in Gauge 1.