Rail Books - Free UK Postage on Orders Above £10!
Cart 0
Grouping Britain's Railways: Creating the 'Big Four' in 1923 (Railways in Retrospect)
Pendragon

Grouping Britain's Railways: Creating the 'Big Four' in 1923 (Railways in Retrospect)

Regular price £17.50

"The Grouping was unnecessary, its conception flawed, its planning muddled, and its execution clumsy"

That's the controversial conclusion reached in this new publication from Pendragon Publishing, the first history of the 1923 Grouping to be published in book form for many years. Lavishly illustrated, this book explores why the idea of compact, zonal, railway groups, quickly emerged as something quite different, with new rival companies having no territorial rights, and with competition and duplication of routes remaining unchanged. Employing a blend of official archives, personal memoirs and contemporary publications - from The Times to the Boys Own Paper - this unprecedented development in Britain's transport history is subjected to clinical examination.

Softback, 88 pages, black & white illustrations

ISBN: 9781899816224

Most orders are dispatched within two working days of receipt of cleared payment. If there is going to be a significant delay, we will endeavour to contact you and give you an estimated dispatch time.

Please be aware that advance orders will be sent as soon as the relevant book has been published. 

UK

All orders over £10.00 are post free to all UK addresses. For orders of £10 or less, a £1.25 postage fee will be added. These are normally sent via Royal Mail 48 Hour. Large, bulky or high value orders may be split in to multiple consignments or sent via courier. There is no additional charge for this and we will contact you if this happens.

Overseas

Overseas orders are charged based on weight, and postage will be automatically calculated at checkout. For a postage quotation, please add the items you want to your cart and proceed to the checkout. All orders are normally sent via Air Mail.

Royal Mail will only accept parcels up to 5kg in weight (2kg for Canada). If you are ordering multiple items that exceed these limits, please get in touch with us first so that we can advise you of the appropriate shipping rate.


Share this Product


More from this collection



More by Pendragon