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Julian Holland, The Golden Years of Rail Travel

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Julian Holland, The Golden Years of Rail Travel

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£10
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Dates and times

Saturday 21 March 2020
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain’s railway history in a fascinating illustrated talk to tie-in with his beautiful new book. Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain’s railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera. Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering three important periods: • Late 19th century to 1922. The zenith of Britain’s railways, with 120 companies operating • 1923 to 1947. Railway companies are grouped into the ‘Big Four’ • 1948 to 1994. Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

Open today 9:00am - 5:00pm

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