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Western Change - Summer Saturdays in the West 1957-1995
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Western Change - Summer Saturdays in the West 1957-1995

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Subtitled "Summer Saturdays in the West 1957 - 1995" this book records the changing pattern of BR summer services in the West Country. 

Author Paul Chancellor brings almost four generations of change alive. From Halls and Granges struggling with fourteen bogies through the hydraulic and diesel-electric locomotive eras to today's HSTs; traffic surveys taken by RCTS members in the Taunton, Severn Tunnel Junction, Gloucester, Bristol and Exeter areas present the changing canvas of summer Saturday railway operation. The steam to diesel transitional period is particularly featured including the temporary resurgence of steam in 1962 when diesels were transferred north. Diesel availability shortfalls and steam substitution records continue the Society's reputation for using operational detail to eloquently balance the nostalgia with realism.

Softback with laminated cover, 170 pages, 67 illustrations including 5 maps

Condition: Good/Very Good with signs of cover laminate starting to lift

ISBN: 9780901115782

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