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Along Lost Lines by Paul Atterbury


Along Lost Lines by Paul Atterbury

Rich in romance and nostalgia, this fascinating book documents all the lost and forgotten aspects of British railways, including timetables, stations, tunnels, staff and trains. It focuses on the 10,000 miles of lines closed in Britain since the 1950s, bringing to life the glorious story of train travel as it used to be. Images of the railways' active past and pieces of ephemera capture British rural lines. Like previous books in the series, Along Lost Lines takes a very visual approach to the subject matter by highlighting the places and features that best tell the story, through stunning images and fascinating visual detail.

About the Author

Paul Atterbury is a long-standing expert (and firm viewer favourite) on BBC One's Antiques Roadshow, specialising in the 19th and 20th century art and architecture. He has written widely on history, railways, arts and travel, as well as curating exhibitions for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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Publication date

27th November 2009


Paul Atterbury

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David & Charles


256 pages


Trains & railways: general interest



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