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Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland

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CONTENTS
I. Introductory
II. Boyhood
III. The Midland Railway and “King Hudson”
IV. Fashions and Manners, Victorian Days
V. Early Office Life
VI. Friendship
VII. Railway Progress
VIII. Scotland, Glasgow Life, and the Caledonian Line
IX. General Railway Acts of Parliament
X. A General Manager and his Office
XI. The Railway Jubilee, and Glasgow and South-Western Officers and Clerks
XII. TOM
XIII. Men I met and Friends I made
XIV. Terminals, Rates and Fares, and other Matters
XV. Further Railway Legislation
XVI. Belfast and the County Down Railway
XVII. Belfast and the County Down (continued)
XVIII. Railway Rates and Charges, the Block, the Brake, and Light Railways
XIX. Golf, the Diamond King, and a Steam-boat Service
XX. The Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland
XXI. Ballinasloe Fair, Galway, and Sir George Findlay
XXII. A Railway Contest, the Parcel Post, and the Board of Trade
XXIII. “The Railway News,” the International Railway Congress, and a Trip to Spain and Portugal
XXIV. Tom Robertson, more about Light Railways, and the Inland Transit of Cattle
XXV. Railway Amalgamation and Constantinople
XXVI. A Congress at Paris, the Progress of Irish Lines, Egypt and the Nile
XXVII. King Edward, a Change of Chairmen, and more Railway Legislation
XXVIII. Vice-Regal Commission on Irish Railways, 1906-1910, and the Future of Railways
XXIX. The General Managers’ Conference, Gooday’s Dinner, and Divers Matters
XXX. From Manager to Director
XXXI. The Dominions’ Royal Commission, the Railways of the Dominions, and Empire Development
XXXII. Conclusion

About the Author
Joseph Tatlow, Director Midland Great Western Railway or Ireland and Dublin and Kingstown Railway; a Member of Dominions Royal Commission, 1912-1917; late Manager Midland Great Western Railway, etc.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016721224
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 4/10/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 505 KB

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