Adrian Shooter: A Life in Engineering and Railways [Audiobook] download free by Adrian Shooter

Adrian Shooter: A Life in Engineering and Railways Audiobook download free by Adrian Shooter
  • Listen audiobook: Adrian Shooter: A Life in Engineering and Railways
  • Author: Adrian Shooter
  • Release date: 2018/8/3
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781473893191
  • Rating: 7.87 of 10
  • Votes: 67
  • Review by: Grey Walston
  • Review rating: 7.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/29
  • Duration: 3H1M35S in 256 kbps (48 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-28
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, FLAC, WAV, MPEG4, MOD, WMA (compression ZIP, TAR.LZO, CHM, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M25S (5 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This book is the tale of a small boy from Surrey who had a fascination with anything on wheels and, also, loved to learn about people and what motivated them. He read a lot about railways and was excited by the innovations of our nineteenth-century predecessors. When the Beeching report came out in 1963, he decided that he wanted to be a part of the new order and help bring back some of that excitement. He describes his upbringing and paints a picture of the 'greyness' of the 1950s and then takes the reader on a voyage of discovery into the world of 1960's engineering before he joined British Railway in 1970.The view from the inside presents readers with a whole new picture of what was really going on within British Rail at various levels. Much that is reported has never before been published, and the reasons for many decisions on previously opaque matters are explained.The author was cautioned by his school careers master to be wary of saying what he really thought. It seems that this piece of advice has not been heeded.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Business & Industry, Trains & Railways, British & Irish History, Memoirs
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 34.70 USD
  • Dimensions: 172x246x12.7mm
  • Weight: 816.47g
  • Printed by: Pen & Sword Transport
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom

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