British Railways Past and Present, No. 24: Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and West Hertfordshire
`British Railways Past and Present' is a nationwide series of books featuring photographs of railway locations taken several decades ago and comparing them with the same scene today. Such is the current pace of change on our railway system that even a few years can reduce a busy and vibrant railway scene to a wasteland or housing estate - or conversely can bring electrification and up-to-the-minute technology to an outdated, run-down route. The contrasts are often dramatic, while sometimes hardly anything has altered in 30 or 40 years. Whatever the change, the comparison of 'past' and 'present' will intrigue not only the railway enthusiast and historian, but also anyone interested in our recent history.
In this volume covering Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and West Hertfordshire are over 240 photographs featuring
- Bedford and the Midland main line
- Watford Junction and the West Coast Main Line to Wolverton
- Hertfordshire branches around Luton and St Albans
- The Metropolitan to Aylesbury
- GCR and LNWR lines in North Buckinghamshire
- Great Western lines to Princes Risborough and Bicester
Softback, 144 pages, circa 240 black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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