British Railway Southern Region Electrics in Colour for the Modeller and Historian
In this exciting new book of the best-selling series, Bruce Oliver provides an excellent overview of the great variety of EMU and electric locomotives that have graced the Southern Region for the last five decades. The Southern electrified network had its origins in the pioneering work of the LSWR and LBSCR in the years prior to World War 1. From these origins, the network of electrified lines gradually expanded, particularly during the interwar years and from the late 1950s, converting both suburban and long-distance lines. Today, virtually the entire network of ex-SR lines is fully electrified and countless thousands rely daily on these services for their travel to and from work or for pleasure. At a time when interest in the Southern Region electrics is growing significantly as a result of the demise of the final slam-door stock, this new addition is certain to be very popular. Ideal for modellers and historians, as well as anyone wishing to know more about the history of motive power in this region.
Softback, 96 pages, colour photographs
Condition: Very Good
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