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Traffic by Rail - HMRS Occasional Paper No. 2

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Traffic by Rail - HMRS Occasional Paper No. 2

Traffic by Rail - HMRS Occasional Paper No. 2

Traffic by Rail - HMRS Occasional Paper No. 2

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Fri 24 Mar 2017

 

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by: Chamney, John

availability: in print £10.00 (members £7.00)

binding: saddle stitched

description: A4, 56pp,39 colour and 23 black and white illustrations, 1 map plus numerous extracts from official documents

published: 2015 by Historical Model Railway Society

ISBN: 9780902835337

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Many modellers take great care over accuracy but run into difficulties because little information is available on how the railways actually operated. Drawing on a lifetime working for the railways in numerous roles in many parts of the country, John Chamney examines numerous traffic flows, from the humble pick-up freight calling at a country station through urgent perishables and newspaper traffic to boat trains and night mails, in places as divers as West Cornwall and Northern Scotland, Plymouth, Crewe, Inverness and Bromyard. Essential reading for anyone who wishes to operate a model railway authentically or just wants to know how the railways were really run.

 


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