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Railways of Central Scotland 

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Railways of Central Scotland 
Britain's Railways Series: Volume 2

The five years either side of the millennium was a period of great change on the railway network with the advent of privatisation and, on the passenger side, the introduction of franchised operations. On the freight side, the original British Railways network was initially split into three companies, Mainline, Loadhaul and Transrail, but they all ended up being purchased by EWS, the English, Welsh and Scottish Railway. The period saw new rolling stock, new locomotives and a staggering number of different liveries.

This book records some of the many changes, to capture the last days of some of the older classes before they were phased out and equally, to include the new. This embraced new companies and probably one major change, which started then and has since continued, with the building of new locomotives and units by overseas builders. The railways of Central Scotland in 2005 had transformed almost beyond recognition when compared with how things had been ten years earlier. While this book cannot capture everything in this period, author Ian Lothian illustrates the main route network in Central Scotland and provides an interpretation as to how things were and how they have changed.

96 Pages Colour throughout SOFTBACK

Don't forget when you order from Strathwood we give you a 100% money back no quibble guarantee on your purchase

Railways of Central Scotland 
Britain's Railways Series: Volume 2

The five years either side of the millennium was a period of great change on the railway network with the advent of privatisation and, on the passenger side, the introduction of franchised operations. On the freight side, the original British Railways network was initially split into three companies, Mainline, Loadhaul and Transrail, but they all ended up being purchased by EWS, the English, Welsh and Scottish Railway. The period saw new rolling stock, new locomotives and a staggering number of different liveries.

This book records some of the many changes, to capture the last days of some of the older classes before they were phased out and equally, to include the new. This embraced new companies and probably one major change, which started then and has since continued, with the building of new locomotives and units by overseas builders. The railways of Central Scotland in 2005 had transformed almost beyond recognition when compared with how things had been ten years earlier. While this book cannot capture everything in this period, author Ian Lothian illustrates the main route network in Central Scotland and provides an interpretation as to how things were and how they have changed.

96 Pages Colour throughout SOFTBACK

Don't forget when you order from Strathwood we give you a 100% money back no quibble guarantee on your purchase

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