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A Very Political Railway: The Rescue of the North London Line by Wayne Asher - 1st  Edition - 2014 - from Dereks Transport Books and Biblio.co.uk

A Very Political Railway: The Rescue of the North London Line

by Wayne Asher

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Harrow Weald: Capital Transport Publishing, 2014. 184 pages, 720g. Pictorial laminated boards MINT in a MINT d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. The North London Line from Richmond to Broad Street, and later, to Stratford was the capital's Cinderella railway for many years. An official report in 2006 called it 'shabby, unsafe, unreliable and overcrowded.' It was threatened with closure under the Beeching Axe in the 1960s and again in the 1970s, escaping on both occasions due to organised and effective protest groups. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.




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