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Brunel's Big Railway

Creation of the Great Western Railway by Jones, Robin Code: 60408 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publication date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days Price: AU $39.99

Engineering genius Isambard Kingdom Brunels Great Western Railway was not only bigger, wider and faster than any other of its day, but linked London to New York via his great steamships from Bristol. His unique broad gauge super railway also connected Paddington to Plymouth and Penzance, and for decades was one of the wonders of the world. More than two centuries on, many of his historic structures along the route have been given listed building protection so future generations can admire and enjoy them. This book looks at the history of the railway from London to Bristol and Brunels Great Western legacy that was to lead the company to even dizzier heights.

Format: Hardback
Pages: 250
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP
Publication date: 01/04/2021
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 240.00mm X 165.00mm
Code: 60408