The Atock/Attock Family: A Worldwide Railway Engineering Dynasty
A biography of of a family of railwaymen written by eminent author on Irish railway matters, Ernie Shepherd.
No less than 13 members of the family, spread over four generations, would be involved in railways spanning a period of nearly 130 years. Their exploits would not only be in Britain and Ireland, but also extend to in Australia, Burma, Ceylon, Cuba, Egypt, Malaya, New Zealand, Sudan and Venezuela.
Even today, the family can still be found at the cutting edge of technology, having been involved with the European Space Agency on the Rosetta spacecraft. This book draws together the extraordinary story of a long, varied and continuing engineering dynasty.
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