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Today's London Underground

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The Underground network in London has always held a fascination for historians and transport enthusiasts, from the early days of the steam operated system in the 1860s. Todays London Underground covers the network as it is today, with features on the different lines across the capital and the modern day rolling stock in use, which serve London. The book covers all aspects of operation in pictures and text, with features on depots, stations, infrastructure and servicing facilities. AUTHOR: Reiss O' Neill is a lifelong enthusiast who has worked in the bus industry on the New Routemaster, and now has a career in the railway industry, with a special interest in London and its urban rapid transit system. He has been recording the Underground, mainline trains and bus services, for the last twenty years, with his camera, covering the whole network across the capital. Reiss was introduced to his interest in transport, by his late Grandmother, who would often tell story's of her travelling on her sisters bus, during the blitz in Glasgow, and his late Grandfather, a London bus driver, who came to the capital from Barbados in the 1950's to work for London Transport. Today's London Underground is the culmination of many years of knowledge and diligent research, resulting in a book on the contemporary London system. 200 colour images

Product code: 9781473823471

ISBN 9781473823471
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
No. Of Pages 274
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H189xW246
Good quality colour pictures with interesting and useful historic information