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British Military Railways Overseas in the Great War
Mainline & Maritime

British Military Railways Overseas in the Great War

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Compiled by The British Overseas Railways Historical Trust to mark the Centenary of the Great War.

In 400 pages and 30 chapters this hardback book sets out to detail every theatre in which there were railways operated by Imperial British forces

Chapter list

Ch 1, Introduction,
Part 1. Belgium, France and Italy.
Ch 2, The Work done by the Railway Troops in France during 1914-19.
Ch 3, Railway Operation in France.
Ch 4, Railway Workshops.
Ch 5, War Department Light Railways.
Ch 6, Forward Communications and Military Mine Railways.
Ch 7, The Cross Channel Train Ferry Service.
Ch 8, Empire Railway Troops on the Western Front.
Ch 9, British Military Railway Work in Italy, 1917-18.
Ch 10. The Mediteranean Line of Communication.
Part 2. The Levant.
Ch 11, British Military Railways in the Gallipoli Campaign.
Ch 12, Railways in the Salonica Campaign.
Ch 13, Military Railways in Egypt, Palestine and Syria in World War 1.
Part 3. Middle East.
Ch 14, Military Railways in the Mesopotamian Campaign 1914-1918.
Ch 15, "Those Barren Rocks": The Building of the Aden Railway during World War 1.
Ch 16, Persia.
Part 4. Africa.
Ch 17, Military Railways in East Africa in World War 1.
Ch 18. West Africa.
Ch 19. The Campaign in German South West Africa.
Part 5. Southern Ocean Islands
Ch 20, Southern Ocean Islands.
Part 6. Locomotives and Rolling Stock.
Ch 21, Broad Gauge Locomotives.
Ch 22, Ambulance Trains.
Ch 23. Armoured Trains.
Ch 24, R.O.D. Broad Gauge Rolling Stock on the Western Front.
Ch 25, Metre Gauge Locomotives and Rolling Stock.
Ch 26. Narrow Gauge Locomotives and Rolling Stock.
Part 7. The Aftermath.
Ch 27, The British Army of the Rhine 1919-1929.
Ch 28, Russia.
Ch 29, Railway Policy in Relation to General Policy in the Middle East.
Part 8. Epilogue.
Ch 30, W.W.1 Preservation.

ISBN: 9781900340526

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