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Wartime on the railways

David W. Wragg

Wartime on the railways

by David W. Wragg

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation -- Great Britain.,
  • Military railroads -- Great Britain.,
  • Railroads and state -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Wragg.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 200 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19572352M
    ISBN 100750942460

    Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since In the long and absorbing history of Britain’s railways and the men and women who have worked on them, the most challenging years were those of the two world wars. Neither of these wars could have been won without the railways.   The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the 'Big Four' companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at /5(2).

    In the long and absorbing history of Britain's railways and the men and women who have worked on them, the most challenging years were those of the two world wars. Yet the contribution of railways, and railway men and women in wartime has often been overlooked. This book pays tribute to the way the railways and their staff responded to the demand that they do more with fewer resources.   Yet the contribution of railways, and railway men and women in wartime has often been overlooked. This book pays tribute to the way the railways and their staff responded to the demand that they do more with fewer : Anthony Lambert.

    The book will include chapters outlining the preparations made by the railways for wartime during the final years of the peace, and will have chapters for each of the 'Big Four' companies, for London Transport's underground system, and also on financial arrangements, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the.   Railways in Wartime, Weekend Leave and D-Day some no more than villages whose names were in the Domesday Book, had two stations on .


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The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the 'Big Four' companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at Author: David Wragg.

The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the "Big Four" companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at Author: David Wragg.

The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the "Big Four" companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at Reviews: 3.

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The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the 'Big Four' companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at.

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The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the "Big Four" companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at.

Yet the contribution of railways, and railway men and women, in wartime has often been overlooked. This book pays tribute to the way the railways and their staff responded to the demand that they do more with fewer resources.

The book includes chapters on the railways during the final years of peace, and on each of the 'Big Four' companies, London Transport's underground system, the impact of wartime restrictions on travel and scheduling, the role of the railway workshops, and ports and shipping, as many railway ships were lost during the battle for France and at /5(5).

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