Dates and times
Saturday 21 March 2020
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.
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