Cambridge Station: Its Development and Operation as a Rail Centre [Audiobook] download free by Rob Shorland Ball

Cambridge Station: Its Development and Operation as a Rail Centre Audiobook download free by Rob Shorland Ball
  • Listen audiobook: Cambridge Station: Its Development and Operation as a Rail Centre
  • Author: Rob Shorland Ball
  • Release date: 2018/5/4
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781473869042
  • Rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Votes: 666
  • Review by: Chris Murray
  • Review rating: 7.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/25
  • Duration: 2H25M20S in 256 kbps (37.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG-4 DST, WAV, WMA, MPEG4, AU, FLAC (compression RAR, ZIP, BZ, TAR.7Z, CBR)
  • Total pages original book: 188
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M40S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Why build a Railway to Cambridge? This is the first substantive illustrated book about Cambridge Station which explores the opening of the station in 1845; the four principal railway companies which all worked to and from the station in a tangle of mutual inconvenience; the extensive goods traffic which was handled in the several goods yard around the station; and the way the Station operated from early beginnings, to what Abellio East Anglia and Network Rail offer today. Cambridge Station is renowned for having one of the longest single platforms in the UK, served by Up and Down trains. Ingenious trackwork and extensive signalling could satisfy passengers who were told at the central booking hall entrance: 'Turn left for Kings Lynn or right for London.' The book contains several pictures never before published, showing how the Eastern Counties and then the Great Eastern Railway Companies contrived Cambridge Station and the Engine Sheds, Goods Yards, Signal Boxes and extensive sidings to serve East Anglia. And it tells people stories too, because the author worked on the station in the 1950s and 1960s and knows Cambridge and East Anglia well.He is a geographer and writes with knowledge, wisdom and humour.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, Trains & Railways, Local History
  • Download servers: FileServe, Memopal, BitShare, Microsoft OneDrive, FreakShare. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, BZ, TAR.7Z, CBR
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 35.57 USD
  • Dimensions: 172x246x22.86mm
  • Weight: 884.51g
  • Printed by: Pen & Sword Transport
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom

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