Railway Dictionary

Railway Dictionary

by Alan A. Jackson
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Railway Dictionary by Alan A. Jackson

From Abadan to Zero Point, this dictionary provides an accessible guide to the fascinating language & lore which have grown up around railways since their invention in the early 19th century. It defines railway terms & includes proper names of trains, lines, companies, periodicals & manufacturers, as well as clarifying a profusion of abbreviations, acronyms & initials. The dictionary also interprets & explains in a clear, concise manner many foreign words & phrases, & the slang & colloquialisms used by professionals & amateurs alike. The text is enhanced by many helpful explanatory drawings & diagrams.

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ISBN-13: 9781853267505
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Series: Wordsworth Collection Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.78(d)

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