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The Swiss Railway Saga: 150 Years of Swiss Trains by Hans Peter Treichler - 1st  Edition - 1996 - from Dereks Transport Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Swiss Railway Saga: 150 Years of Swiss Trains

by Hans Peter Treichler

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Switzerland: AS Verlag, 1996. 328 pages, 2.3kg. Red cloth boards with very light bump to top corners, FINE in a Very Good d/w with crease to front. English Text. Fully Illustrated throughout with lithographs, engravings, photographs (both black and white and color), and maps. Sections include Biedermeier: The Era of Mail-Coaches, The Great Era of the Pioneers, 1847-1902, The Extension of the Swiss Railways, 1902-1947, and Start to a New Railway Era, 1947-1997. Each section has several essays (written by noted experts) examining a particular issue, such as the building of the Gotthard Tunnel, the great private railways, the inter-city network, the development of piggyback freight traffic, and how the electricity is provided. With bibliography, chronology and indexes. Owing to the weight, extra shipping overseas will be required. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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