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The Oxford Companion to British Railway History

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJack Simmons (Editor), Gordon Biddle (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7381922M
ISBN 100192116975
ISBN 109780192116970

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History. Founded in , the Historical Model Railway Society registered as a charitable incorporated organisation in March , having previously been a registered charity since The founding president was the influential railway official and historian, George Dow. One of its early members, and for some time its Vice-President, was the railway writer and artist C. Headquarters: Midland Railway Centre. The Oxford Companion to British Railway by Jack Simmons and Gordon Biddle. Pp. xv, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. £Author: Jeffrey Richards.

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