Indian Metre Gauge Steam Remembered
Lawrence Marshall visited India no less than twenty-five times between 1970 and 1994 and photographed steam traction in almost every Indian state. Following his much acclaimed book covering the Indian narrow gauge this book describes and illustrates his travels and experiences on the Indian metre gauge. A substantial number of designs are depicted both in colour and monochrome and many British locomotive builders products are illustrated. The book also covers metre gauge industrial railways where, again, British built locomotives feature strongly. Many of the lines have now been converted to broad gauge whilst others have been closed. Included in the book are full details of the metre gauge locomotives that worked on seven of the nine zonal railways during the time of Lawrence's visits plus lists of all the Indian Railway standard (IBS) designs and the later standard classes. Detailed maps showing the extent of the metre gauge in 1975 and 2001 are included plus a further map showing the locations of the various metre gauge locomotive depots. For purposes of comparison some interesting archive pictures also appear in the book plus some original manufacturers illustrations.
Hardback with dust jacket, 178 pages, black & white and colour pohotographs
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.
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 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.