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Ashford from Steam to Eurostar .. [AL 51.009 Book]
 
 
Ashford from Steam to Eurostar
Ashford from Steam to Eurostar
£18.95
 
Sub-Titled: from rural station to international junction

This book tells the story of the evolution of one of Britain's premier steam locomotive and wagon building works, includes the details of World War II bombing of the same, recounts the complexity of the several signalling and track alterations and highlights the recent dramatic changes that have taken place to the station to accommodate international Eurostar trains.

All change for Europe!

Contents:
Introduction
Historical background
Establishment of Ashford Works
The Cudworth era 1853
The Stirling era 1878
The Wainwright era 1899
The Maunsell era 1913
The Bulleid era 1937
Enemy Attacks
Ashford Works in 1947
Locomotive sheds
Electrification
Rebuliding in the 1960s
Resignalling in 1962 and 1984
Chart Leacon in 1992
The Wheelshop in 1992
Building Preservation
Steam Revival
Rebuilding in 1995
Resignalling in the 1990s
Eurostar services
Eurostar connections

By Vic Mitchell
Hardback. 172x240mm. 96 pages
100 black & white photographs

 

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